The FDA recently authorized the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for individuals aged 12 and above; the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are also authorized for ages 18+. We encourage people of all eligible ages to be vaccinated as soon as it is available to them. Studies have consistently shown the vaccines to be highly effective and to pose minimal risks, similar to other immunizations that we give routinely. If you have questions or concerns about vaccinating yourself or your child, please see our vaccine resource page for reliable information.
We do not currently receive stock of any COVID-19 vaccine at Milton Pediatrics, though we have applied to obtain doses from the state if and when smaller offices are given allotments. If you or your child is eligible now, you can go to https://vaxfinder.mass.gov/ to find a vaccination site near you. All ages can also pre-register for a COVID-19 vaccine, and you will receive instructions about available appointments when you or your child is eligible.