COVID-19 vaccinations for children and young people in care


These information sheets provide information to child protection, care services providers and carers about vaccination for COVID-19 for children and young people in care.

All children and young people aged between 12 years and 17 years of age are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines and will be offered either Pfizer or Moderna.

All children age 5-11 years are eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine from 10 January 2022. They will receive a smaller dose of vaccine created specifically for their age group.

For further guidance on Covid-19 vaccination for children and young people in out of home care, please see Victorian Government website.

Information for child protection and care services

Information for carers


Further information can be found on the government website.