Children’s Memorial Hermann recognizes it can be challenging for parents and families to navigate the overwhelming amount of information available regarding COVID-19 vaccines and kids. We are dedicated to providing resources about the COVID-19 vaccines to help you make informed decisions to further protect the health of your children and your family.

Children’s Memorial Hermann believes in the safety and efficacy of all COVID-19 vaccines currently available and invites all members of our community 5 years of age and older to register for vaccination here.

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In the News

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    Opinion: Parents, don’t be embarrassed to ask your pediatrician questions about the COVID vaccine

    HOUSTON (November 5, 2021)

    Dr. Misti Ellsworth, an assistant professor of pediatrics at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and director of Pediatric Infection Prevention at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, wrote an Op-ed in the Houston Chronicle about how parents should not be afraid to ask their pediatricians ...

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    Houston kids line up for first chance at COVID vaccine, as families look to more freedom this winter

    HOUSTON (November 3, 2021)

    Charlotte, who had just received the shot, explained to her identical twin, Claire, that the shot feels like “a pinch.” They gazed at each other when Memorial Hermann Hospital nurses delivered the split-second injection. A small crowd of parents and kids cheered.

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    Scientists search for cause of mysterious COVID-related inflammation in children

    HOUSTON (October 20, 2021)

    Dr. Michael Chang, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, spoke with a national reporter about the alarming rise in MIS-C cases among children.

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    Back to school and COVID: You asked and we have answers

    HOUSTON (August 8, 2021)

    It’s hard to believe it’s already back to school time in Texas. Many school districts in our area are set to return to class this week. But things are changing, as Covid-19 cases continue to rise and appear to be impacting more children.

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    Younger people now make up more hospitalizations in Houston, doctors say

    HOUSTON (July 22, 2021)

    According to Memorial Hermann Hospital, 99% of people hospitalized with the virus are not vaccinated, but what they're seeing now is that the people hospitalized are younger than before.

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    Getting your kids vaccinated before the school year

    HOUSTON (July 17, 2021)

    Dr. Annamaria Macaluso Davidson, Vice President of Employee Health Medical Operations for Memorial Hermann Health System, talks about getting your kids vaccinated before the start of the school year.

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    CDC: Cases of heart inflammation in young adults from vaccine are very mild

    HOUSTON (June 23, 2021)

    Dr. Avichal Aggarwal, pediatric cardiologist with UT Physicians and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, talks about the link between COVID-19 and myocarditis in teens.

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