COVID-19 vaccination for children and young people - Guidance for parents

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This factsheet for parents will be issued to all children aged 12 to 15 who are being invited to receive the COVID-19 vaccination in schools. It explains about the vaccine, safety and potential side effects and answers frequently asked questions. Please read this and discuss with your child before their vaccination.

This PDF has been amended since the document was printed to clarify the issue on consent (see page 5) and 12 week interval (see pages 3 and 4)

A large print accessible version of this factsheet is available below as a Word document.

Translations below are based on a previous version of this factsheet.


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Target group
Parents of 12 to 15s receiving the COVID-19 vaccine in schools