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COVID-19 vaccines for children: Questions




A father checks the packaging of a children’s toy. His toddler is nearby.

The packaging says the toy is for children aged 1 and up.

Narration: It’s normal to wonder what’s safe for your child.

A mother sits on the couch with her sick child.

The mother is inspecting a bottle of medicine to determine the appropriate dosage.

Narration: Now that COVID-19 vaccines are authorized for children aged 6 months and up, you probably have some questions.

A different mother puts her child to bed and turns off the bedroom lights.

The mother sits on a couch in the living room and looks at her cell phone.

The cell phone displays a page on the Government of Canada website about vaccines.

Text on-screen: Vaccines for children: COVID-19. Ready to vaccinate? Book an appointment. Making the decision to vaccinate. As a parent or guardian, you want what’s best for your child. It’s normal to ask questions about COVID-19 vaccines before making a decision.

Narration: Information is available. Like how getting children vaccinated will increase their protection against severe COVID-19 outcomes and illness.

Another mother and her child are in a doctor’s office.

The doctor swabs the child’s arm, preparing the area for vaccination.

Narration: Learn how COVID-19 vaccines help protect your child at

Text on-screen: Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and children.

Narration: A message from the Government of Canada.

The Government of Canada logo appears.

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