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COVID-19 Vaccinations For Children Ages 6 months – 21 years

May 12, 2021 1:30 pm Published by

Delaware Pediatrics is currently offering the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for children aged 6 months – 21 years

Please note that:

  • 6 months – 4 years 
    • Pfizer – The 1st and 2nd doses are separated by three weeks. The 2nd and 3rd doses are separated by at least eight weeks
    • Moderna  1st and 2nd dose given at leaset 4 weeks apart
  • 5-17 
    • Pfizer Only – 2 doses are given 3 weeks apart
    • Moderna not authorized for this age group
  • 18+
    • Pfizer  – 2 doses are given 3 weeks apart
    • Moderna Vaccine – 2 doses are given 4 weeks apart
  • 5 – 21 Booster
    • Pfizer  – booster shot 5 months after completing their primary series of the vaccine
  • 18 + Booster
    • Moderna – booster shot 5 months after completing their primary series of the vaccine

*We currently only offer the Pfizer Vaccine*

Patients must wait for 15 minutes after each vaccine before they can leave.

You will receive a vaccination card that tells you what COVID-19 vaccine you received, the date you received it, and where you received it. Please bring your vaccination card to the 2nd dose and booster appointments.

Schedule an Appointment For COVID-19 Vaccinations

Please call 716-884-0230 to schedule your child’s COVID-19 vaccination appointment now!

 

In Office COVID PCR Testing in Buffalo, New York

At Delaware Pediatrics, we currently offer in-office PCR Testing for patients in Buffalo, New York. In addition to the PCR Testing in the office, the Erie Country DOH offers COVID-19 diagnostic tests that meet the NYSDOH standard for return to school or work, with results in 1-3 days.

If you are in need of a PCR test, please call 716-858-2929 to schedule an appointment with Erie Count Department of Health.

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