COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Archives

MPS and Milwaukee Health Department will offer vaccines in December

December 1, 2022

With the flu season approaching, Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) is partnering with the Milwaukee Health Department to host vaccine clinics at multiple locations. All MPS students, families, and staff are eligible, as well as community members. Appointments are not needed. Interested persons can visit any convenient location listed below. Adults and children can receive COVID-19… [Read More]

Vaccinate now to be ready for school

July 21, 2022

Vaccines help prevent against childhood illnesses such as measles, mumps, chickenpox, polio, and more. Summer is the perfect time to make sure children are up to date on vaccines. COVID-19 vaccines are also widely available for everyone age 6 months and older. Vaccines are safe and highly effective in protecting against the COVID-19 virus. Immunize… [Read More]

Vaccinations for kids will be in full swing by Nov. 8, White House says

November 4, 2021

The U.S. government’s COVID-19 vaccination program for children ages 5-11 will be ready to roll on Nov. 8, 2021 the White House said Monday. On Friday, October 29, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved vaccines for the 28 million American children who fall into this age group, but the U.S. Centers for… [Read More]

MPS offers $100 incentive for students who vaccinate against COVID-19

October 21, 2021

To reduce the spread of COVID-19 and promote the health and safety of MPS students, staff, and families, Milwaukee Public schools is offering a $100 incentive for each student who becomes fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 1, 2021. The district is providing information about eligibility, receiving the vaccine, and applying for the incentive on… [Read More]

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine is safe and works for kids ages 5 to 11

September 23, 2021

Pfizer said Monday, September 20, 2021, its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon — a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters. The vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech already is available for anyone 12 and older…. [Read More]