COVID-19 vaccine for 5-11 year olds programme is beginning

COVID-19 Vaccination Programme for 5-11 year olds

Parents of children aged 5 - 11 years who have a health condition that puts them at risk of severe illness from COVID-19 will be able register for the COVID-19 vaccine from today.

Parents of children who live with someone who has complex medical needs or who is immunocompromised can also register their child for the vaccine from today.

Parents of all other children ages 5-11 years are asked to wait until January to register their children for vaccination. 

Information for parents and guardians is available from the HSE website including information about how to register your child for vaccination. 

Information for healthcare workers is available from our COVID-19 section for healthcare workers. It contains vaccine specific information and information about the vaccination programme

This page was added on 28th December 2021