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COVID-19
Information for the community – Updated guidelines from 5 August 2021
Acknowledgement
The Women's and Children's Hospital is located on the traditional lands for the Kaurna people, and we respect their spiritual relationship with their Country. We also acknowledge that the Kaurna people are the custodians of the Adelaide region, and that their cultural and heritage beliefs are still as important to the living Kaurna people today.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.

COVID-19 Vaccines for Children

The COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine has been approved for use in children from 12 years of age.

Anyone aged 12 years and over can receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at any vaccination site and can book directly at this link.

More information on the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine for children is available on the Department of Health website.

How do I book my child in for a vaccine?

You can book an appointment online at your most convenient clinic, including the WCH COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic.

You should discuss any underlying medical conditions your child may have with your treating doctor or specialist.

If your child requires further review or they need an urgent appointment at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic or Paediatric COVID-19 Specialist Immunisation Service at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital your doctor must complete this referral form and email it directly to Health.WCHNITRequests@sa.gov.au.

A Frequently Asked Questions fact sheet is available from SA Health.