⚠ COVID-19 INFORMATION: Resources, Vaccine Information

Chicago Area Pediatrics: COVID-19 Updates

Testing

If your child has symptoms compatible with COVID-19, please call our office at 312.227.1160 to schedule an in-person sick appointment or a telemedicine visit.


Vaccines

We offer COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months and older at our Chicago Area Pediatrics office.

Children Age 6 Months - 4 Years

  • Vaccines are available by appointment. Please call the office for availability.

Children Age 5-11

  • Vaccines are available by appointment. Please call the office for availability.

Children 12+

  • Vaccines are available by appointment as shipments and staffing allows. Please call the office for availability.

Boosters for Children 5-15

The CDC recommendations for boosters have been expanded to include children 12-15 years old, and third doses for immunocompromised children 5-11 years old. The timing for boosters has also changed to 5 months after the primary series. Please follow scheduling recommendations above.

Other Scheduling Resources

Lurie Children’s offers COVID-19 vaccines at several of their locations. Learn more.

Lurie Children’s and Lurie Children’s Primary Care are confident in the research done on COVID-19 vaccines in children and the review process by the FDA and CDC. This ensures that only a safe and effective vaccine is given to children. If you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for children, you may review the following resources:


Visitation Policy

Because the health and safety of our patients, families, visitors, and staff is of utmost importance to us and to prevent the spread of the virus causing COVID-19 illness, please note our updated visitation restrictions.

Please visit the Lurie Children’s Visiting Hours and Guidelines page for the latest guidelines for Ambulatory/Outpatient Services.


Other Resources

As CDC, state, and local recommendations regarding COVID-19 continue to evolve, we recommend using the following trusted resources for commonly asked questions:

Lurie Children’s Primary Care – Chicago Area Pediatrics is here to support you and your family as we work together to help slow the spread of COVID-19. If you have further questions, please call us at 312.227.1160 or send us a MyChart message.