HOUSTON – Texas Children’s Hospital began administering COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 6 months to 5 years old Tuesday morning.
Parents and caregivers seeking to get their children vaccinated can schedule an appointment with one of six TCH l locations throughout Houston and Austin with the hospital’s COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments scheduler. Free valet or validated parking is provided for families visiting Texas Children’s Texas Medical Center, The Woodlands and West campuses for the vaccine.
Parents who want their child to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at one of the 15 Texas Children’s Pediatrics community vaccination sites throughout Houston, College Station and Austin can visit the COVID-19 Hub to schedule an appointment. Appointments can also be scheduled via MyChart or by calling their Texas Children’s Pediatrics office.
“In the more than two years since COVID-19 became a deadly and destructive influence in all of our lives, we have made monumental progress in our efforts to vaccinate against this virus,” said Mark A. Wallace, President and CEO of Texas Children’s Hospital. “And now today, to be at a point where we can protect children as young as 6 months old is extraordinary. We are ready and eager to continue leading in this fight.”
To learn more about COVID-19 vaccines for kids, visit the Texas Children’s COVID-19 Vaccine Hub.