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IF YOU CHOOSE TO HAVE YOUR CHILD
VACCINATED YOU WON'T BE THE FIRST...

YOU'LL BE JOINING MILLIONS OF PARENTS
CONFIDENT THEY'VE MADE A SAFE CHOICE.



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KNOW THE FACTS

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Your child won’t be a test case. In the U.S. over 8 million children aged 5-11 have already gotten their first dose without any serious safety concerns.
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The size of the dose is tailored to children aged 5-11. it is 1/3 of the adult dose and the needle is also smaller.
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In clinical trials, the vaccine for 5-11-year-olds has been shown to be 91% effective in preventing serious outcomes. Side effects were mild and similar to those seen in adults.
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Vaccines have been around for at least 100 years. Vaccines are why we no longer worry about polio, measles, mumps, chickenpox, and many other infectious diseases.
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The vaccine is new, but the science is not. mRNA vaccine technology has been worked on and fine-tuned for decades – long before anyone knew about COVID-19.
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The mRNA vaccine has been held to the same safety and effectiveness standards as other vaccines given to children.

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If you need assistance locating a vaccination site or have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for children, call the City of Chicago COVID-19 helpline at 312.746.4835.


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RESEARCH & REFERENCES

You need to make the right decision for your children. Below you will find relevant articles and medical research pertaining to the COVID-19 vaccination. Learning more can help answer your questions and make you feel confident in your decision to get your child vaccinated.