Dear Parents and Guardians, 

We are writing to you today to share a letter from the Chief Officer of Health for Halton Region, Dr. Hamidah Meghani, with updates to Halton Region’s youth vaccination program for children 5 to 11 years of age.

For more information, read the letter from Dr. Meghani.

COVID-19 Vaccination for Children 5-11 Years of Age

  • As stated in the letter from Dr. Meghani, Health Canada has approved a paediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11 years of age.
  • Beginning Tuesday, November 23rd, parents of children 5 to 11 years of age (born in 2016 or earlier, or turning 5 years old in 2021) will be able to book an appointment for their first dose of the paediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine through the Halton Region online booking system or by calling 311.

For more information about Halton Region’s COVID-19 Vaccine Program, please visit