COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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Important COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Keep up with the latest Covid-19 updates and news by visiting https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

24-Hour COVID-19 Pediatric Hotline

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center offers a 24-hour COVID-19 hotline for parents and families:

  • 1-833-226-2362
  • Operated by healthcare professionals
  • Will provide answers to your questions about the pandemic and your children

COVID-19 Vaccine. You Have Questions. We have Answers

24-Hour COVID-19 Pediatric Hotline

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center offers a 24-hour COVID-19 hotline for parents and families:

  • 1-833-226-2362
  • Operated by healthcare professionals
  • Will provide answers to your questions about the pandemic and your children

COVID Vaccine Update For Patients 12 years old or older

  • Stamford Pediatric Associates does NOT administer COVID vaccines.
  • Stamford Pediatric Associates fully endorses and encourages COVID vaccination for all individuals 12 years old or older.
  • COVID vaccine side effects are similar in all age groups.
  • Pfizer is the only approved vaccine for 12-15 year olds.
  • CDC guidelines now allow for concurrent administration of any and all vaccines.
  • It is not necessary to adjust your Stamford Pediatrics appointment based on your COVID vaccine date.
  • Your physician will address vaccine concerns and scheduling while you are in the office.
  • After you have completed your COVID vaccines, please upload here or mail, drop off or fax a copy of your vaccine card to 203-969-1271.
  • For more information, please refer to these links from Yale and the CDC, Covid-19 Vaccine frequently asked questions and Things to Know about COVID-19 Vaccines.
  • The Vaccine Education Center is excited to debut a new animation that shows how mRNA vaccines are processed. Watch it here.
  • CDC recommends an additional mRNA COVID-19 vaccine dose for immunocompromised individuals. Learn more

How COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines Work

This short video explains how COVID-19 mRNA vaccines deliver directions to make a protein that educates our immune system to fight the virus, watch it here.

Do You Have Questions About COVID-19 Or The COVID-19 Vaccines?

We have answers! The Vaccine Education Center at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is the most respected and world renowned vaccine and infectious diseases authority.  Their web site has numerous short videos  and informational links which will answer most questions people have about COVID-19 and the vaccines.

COVID-19 Information

We have compiled a collection of helpful COVID information for you and your family to stay informed.

This new page includes helpful articles to help manage COVID-related school related topics and current medical updates.

COVID-19 will be with us for a long time. Our offices are committed to keeping you and your family safe and healthy.

We are here for you! Please call us with any questions or concerns. We will get through this together!