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COVID-19 Vaccine at Children's Mercy

Updated: June 14, 2021

Children’s Mercy is continuing to follow the vaccine rollout plans developed by Missouri and Kansas

We will continue to keep this page updated as additional information becomes available. You can also check the websites of your local health department to learn more about their plan for vaccine distribution.

Vaccine clinics for ages 12 years up to 22 years

Children’s Mercy is hosting a series of COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for ages 12 years up to 22 years.

How to schedule:

Important information:

  • Vaccines are available for ages 12 years up to 22 years.

  • Please note the Pfizer vaccine will be administered and a second dose will be needed three weeks later.

  • Families coming for the vaccine will be expected to follow COVID-19 safety protocols, including masking and social distancing.

Vaccine clinic dates and times:

  • Saturday, June 26, 8 a.m. to noon
    Children's Mercy East

  • Saturday, July 10, 8 a.m. to noon
    Children's Mercy Northland

  • Saturday, July 24, 8 a.m. to noon
    Children’s Mercy Hospital Kansas

Please continue to check back for additional clinic dates. We will add clinics as needed to meet demand.

Many community primary care physicians (PCPs) are also offering vaccines to their patients. You may want to check with your PCP for vaccine appointments, too.

Assisting in the community

We are now working with community leaders, local health departments, school districts and local health care systems to assist with vaccination of teachers and other areas of employment that provide services to children.

If you have further questions about eligibility for this phase of vaccination, please work through your school district or your local health department.

Find the plan for your area

All states have developed plans. You can also check the websites of your local health department to learn more about their plan for vaccine distribution.

See the Kansas plan


See the Missouri plan

Watch a special message from Children's Mercy to members of the Black community.

Questions about the vaccine? We've compiled answers to frequently asked questions we receive.

Watch a short video and learn about the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Find instructions to follow after your child receives the COVID-19 vaccination.

Learn what you can do and what you should continue to do once you are fully vaccinated.

A Buzzy® bee being applied to a child's arm.

Making needle procedures more comfortable

Before your child’s COVID-19 vaccination, learn about our Comfort Promise and our commitment to making your child's experience as comfortable as possible.


COVID-19 vaccine research study

Would you like your child to be registered as a potential participant for an Infectious Diseases research study, including upcoming COVID-19 vaccine research studies?

If you would like to sign your child(ren) up to be contacted for a future Infectious Diseases research study, please complete the survey at the link below.

Please contact Megan Bledsoe, Clinical Trials Coordinator via email ( with any questions.