COVID-19 Vaccine for 5-11 year olds

Information for Parents and Guardians

The HSE website has information to help parents and guardians considering getting their children vaccinated. 

There is a comic strip in English and Irish to help children understand what will happen when they go to get their COVID-19 vaccine. 

Information for Health Professionals 

Consent

This Video from Dr. Siobhan Ni Bhriain, HSE National Lead Integrated Care covers consent for vaccination against COVID-19 for people under 16 years of age 

You can also read - Who can give consent for vaccination of a young person aged under 16 years? December 2021

The COVID-19 Consent & Medical Eligibility (Version 2) should only be used when the online portal is not available.

This page was updated on 26 January 2022