COVID Vaccines continue to be available for 5 to 11 year olds

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The San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) and its health system partners are continuing to administer COVID-19 vaccine doses to individuals 5 to 11 years of age. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had authorized the Pfizer-BioTech vaccine for this age group in October 2021. 

Studies have shown the Pfizer vaccine is very effective in preventing COVID-19 infections and producing protective antibodies in teenagers. Learn more from the CDC about the benefits of getting a vaccine (Español | 简体中文 | Tiếng Việt | 한국어). 

Eligible individuals should go first to their health care provider if they have one, or pharmacy. 

Though some sites might take drop-ins, individuals with appointments have priority. 

Please check or call 628-652-2700 to find a vaccination site. 

People under 18 need permission from a parent or guardian to be vaccinated, except under certain limited circumstances.

Information on Parent or Guardian Consent
Flyer for parents available in English | Spanish | Chinese | Filipino
Flyer for youth available in English | Spanish | Chinese | Filipino

SFUSD will continue working closely with SFDPH to ensure that vaccines are free and accessible to eligible individuals to keep our schools safe from COVID-19.  For more information on how to access vaccines for 5 to 11 years old, visit