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All keiki 6 months and older are eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine!

 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 to include use in children down to 6 months of age.

  • The decision was made after analyzing substantial data from clinical trials involving thousands of children, confirming the vaccine’s safety and effectiveness for children in this age group.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 6 months and older should get vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

Why vaccinate your child?

COVID-19 has caused more than 1 million deaths in the United States, including at least 1,433 deaths among children and young people (CYP).

Vaccination is the best way to protect children from COVID-19.

 

Where can you vaccinate your child?

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) is authorizing hospitals, pediatricians’ offices, pharmacies (for kids 3 years and older), community health centers and clinics to administer the vaccines as soon as they become available.

 

What resources are available to keiki and their ‘ohana?

Check out our updated keiki comics, Q&A and NEW coloring sheet to download it free!

 

How can you get involved to support COVID-19 outreach for local keiki and their ‘ohana?

If you would like to contribute monetary, time, or talent to help us continue to create and disseminate resources to support local keiki and their ‘ohana with COVID-19 resources, email keikiheroes@hiphi.org. All donations are tax-deductible and go right back into the community.

 

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Mahalo to The Most Irresistible Shop in Hilo for their recent donation. We appreciate your support as we continue to expand our reach to support keiki statewide.

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[O'ahu - AUG. 9] Attention Wai'anae 'ohana! FREE COVID Vaccination and Testing event at Ke Ola Mamo TUESDAY August 9, from 3pm to 6pm.Vaccines for ages 5+ will be available as well as booster shots (Johnson & Johnson vaccine will NOT being offered).Canʻt make it? Ke Ola Mamo will be providing vaccinations and testing EVERY TUESDAY for the rest of the month.#COVIDPau #HIGotVaccinated #HawaiiCOVID19 #COVIDnotPau #DOHHawaii #Hawaii #hawaiicovid19 #keikiheroes ... See MoreSee Less

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