COVID-19 Vaccines for Children | Ask an Expert


In early November, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. We know parents have questions and concerns about vaccinating kids for COVID-19.

For trustworthy answers, we turned to our usual source: an SMH expert. Here, Sarasota Memorial Pediatric Hospitalist Jessie Hoang, MD — a mother of two herself — addresses the most common questions about COVID-19 vaccinations and kids.

Check out her full Q&A at