We are now offering COVID-19 PCR testing in our office. If your child has symptoms compatible with COVID-19, please call our office at 312.227.2800 or visit MyChart to schedule an in-person sick appointment or a telemedicine visit. You and your child will be screened by our staff to ensure that our office is the appropriate place for your child’s test. Our highest priority is to provide your family with the best medical care while protecting our other patient families and staff from potential exposure to COVID-19.
We offer COVID-19 vaccines for children 5 and older at all three Lurie Children’s Primary Care – Town & Country Pediatrics locations.
Children Age 5-11
We are scheduling vaccine clinics as shipments and staffing allows. Patients in this age group will be notified of clinic dates via MyChart.
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.
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:
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.
Lurie Children’s Primary Care – Town & Country 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 312.227.2800 or send us a MyChart message.