Health Department


Get the Facts: COVID-19 Vaccine for Younger Children

Local physicians share answers to common questions they've heard from parents
What role has vaccine played during the pandemic? Will my child have side effects from the vaccine?
What should parents know about COVID-19 vaccine? My child already had COVID. Do they still need to get vaccinated?
Are COVID-19 vaccines safe for younger children?

Can my child get COVID-19 vaccine if they have food allergies, a history of anaphylaxis or carry an Epi-pen?
Is getting vaccinated against COVID-19 necessary for younger children?
Is one vaccine better than another?

Can my child get COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as another vaccine?
Have you seen children with long COVID?


LLCHD launches Family Connects – a new program that offers families with newborns in Lincoln and Lancaster County a home visit from a highly-trained public health nurse within three weeks following birth. Learn more and schedule a visit at


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