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Child’s COVID-19 Vaccination

January 2022

Dear parent or carer,

Child’s COVID-19 vaccination

All young people aged 12 to 15 years are now being offered 2 doses of the vaccine 12 weeks apart.

The Kent and Medway School Immunisation Service will be visiting your child’s school on:

Wednesday 09/02/2022 to administer COVID-19 vaccinations.

Dose 1 is available to all children, aged 12 years and over, who have not been vaccinated yet.

Dose 2 is available to all children who have received Dose 1. There must be an interval of 12 weeks between the Dose 1 and Dose 2. If your child has received Dose 2 in another venue, please do not submit a consent form.

Please use the following link to consent your child for Dose 1 or Dose 2:

https://childconsent.co.uk/kchft

Please ensure the form is completed by end of the day Saturday 05/02/2022

We cannot accept late consents and therefore your child may not be vaccinated in school.

Your child is unable to receive the vaccine if they have received a positive test for the Covid-19 virus in the past 12 weeks.

If your child is not aged 12 or over on the day of the session, please do not submit a consent as they are not eligible for the covid vaccine and will not be vaccinated.

Information leaflets explaining the COVID-19 vaccination programme can be found here:

COVID-19 vaccination programme - guide for children and young people

COVID-19 Vaccination programme for children and young people – guidance for parents (publishing.service.gov.uk)

Please contact us if you have any queries.

Kind regards

School Age Immunisation Service

Kent and Medway Immunisation Team

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust

 

Please note:

You are able to choose to make an appointment with one of our partner providers which can be booked via the National Booking System. Book or manage a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination - NHS (www.nhs.uk) If you choose this option, please do not submit a consent form for vaccination within school.

It is safe to have the COVID-19 vaccine administered on the same day or close to, any of the other routine immunisations we offer (Including HPV)

If you decide you do not want us to vaccinate your child, please still complete the online consent form giving the reason. This will help us plan and improve the service.

Information about COVID-19 vaccines is available at: www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/coronavirus-vaccine.

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