North Oaks Health System is offering the Pfizer-BioNTech Multi-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine to individuals at least 6 months of age (EUA for Ages 6 mos to 4 yrs | EUA for Ages 5 to 11 | EUA for Ages 12 & Up). As of Monday, August 23, 2021, the FDA has fully approved this vaccine for individuals ages 16 and older.
To determine your eligibility or to learn more about the vaccination process, please visit the following resources provided by the Louisiana Department of Health:
For a person younger than age 18 in Louisiana, verbal or signed parental consent is needed to be vaccinated. If parents or guardians cannot be present in-person they may send a signed consent form with their child. The Louisiana Department of Health has developed a consent form that can be found here.
If a patient turns 5 years of age between any doses, they may continue the 3-dose primary series authorized for use in individuals 6 months through 4 years of age OR receive a 2-dose primary series authorized for use in individuals 5 through 11 years of age.