Hawaii Pacific Health will begin offering Pfizer’s three-dose COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months through 4 years at vaccination clinics on Oahu and Kauai. Parents can now sign up online for the appointment-only time slots scheduled for multiple dates starting Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26.
This decision follows the announcements by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Hawaii Department of Health authorizing certified vaccination providers to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to children younger than age 5, as well as advisement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week.
Parents and legal guardians can visit the HPH website to schedule appointments for first doses for children younger than 5 years, and first doses and boosters for children ages 5 through 11 at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children on Oahu, Wilcox Health’s Kauai Medical Clinic in Lihue and at Kapolei High School.
Vaccine clinics will be open during the following dates and times:
Kapiolani Medical Center (located at 1319 Punahou St.; check-in will be in the Diamond Head Tower lobby)
- Saturday, June 25, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Sunday, June 26, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Kauai Medical Clinic – Pediatrics Clinic (located at 3-3420 Kuhio Highway, Suite B, in Lihue; use the main entrance to Kauai Medical Clinic and check in at central registration)
- Saturday, June 25, from 8 a.m. to noon
Kapolei High School (located at 91-5007 Kapolei Parkway)
- Saturday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday, July 10, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Vaccine Clinic Process and Appointment Scheduling
The consent process for children ages 6 months through 11 years to receive the vaccine begins with the online registration. A parent or legal guardian must schedule appointments. By scheduling the appointment, the parent or legal guardian grants permission for administering the vaccine. Children must be accompanied to their appointments by a parent or legal guardian who will be required to show an ID at the time of check-in.
- Patients should arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before their scheduled appointment.
- Adults and children older than 2 years are asked to wear masks at all times while inside the facility.
- All parents or legal guardians must bring a photo ID, medical insurance card (if the patient has medical insurance), and a printed and completed checklist, which is available on the HPH website.
- Dress children in comfortable clothing. The vaccine is given in the upper thigh for children 2 years and younger, so it is recommended that clothing be loose to allow easy access to the area.
- For safety and well-being consideration, patients will be monitored for any side effects by medical personnel for a minimum of 15 minutes after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
- In addition to the three-dose Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 6 months through 4 years, primary vaccine and booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 through 11 years will also be available. Appointments are required.
- All children getting vaccinated must be accompanied to their appointment by a parent or legal guardian.
HPH is committed to offering options for children’s vaccinations that are convenient for parents and families.
Planning and facilitation of this large-scale vaccination effort have been modeled after HPH’s vaccination efforts for children ages 5 through 11 in November 2021.
To schedule an appointment at Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children and Kapolei High School, visit HawaiiPacificHealth.org/COVID19Vaccine.
To schedule an appointment at Kauai Medical Clinic, visit WilcoxHealth.org/Vaccine.