Teenage Vaccinations

Teenage Vaccinations

Vaccination information for people 12-17 years of age

When does vaccination open for 12-17 year olds?
Vaccination opens for everyone 12-17 years old on Wednesday the 20th of October 2021. Should my teen vaccinate? Read more from Dr Fanaroff here
What is the procedure for 12-17-year-olds wanting vaccination?
From the 20th of October, all those aged between 12 and 17 years of age will be able to register for vaccination and attend vaccination sites to receive t...
Which vaccine will 12-17 year olds receive?
Those between the ages of 12-17 will receive two dose of the Pfizer vaccine at this time.  The South African Health Products Authority (SAHPRA) has not r...
Why should my child get vaccinated?
The COVID-19 vaccination can help protect your child from getting COVID-19. Children can be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, can get sick fro...
How many doses of the vaccine will children need?
Those between the ages of 12-17 are eligible to receive two doses of the Pfizer vaccine, 21 days apart. Click here to view the official circular. The min...
Do I need my parents’ consent to be vaccinated if I am between the ages of 12 – 17 years?
No. It is possible for a child between the ages of 12 and 17 years to go for vaccination at a health service without their parent’s consent.
Where can I go to get my vaccination if I am between the ages of 12–17 years?
You are able to get vaccinated at all public and private vaccination sites that have the Pfizer vaccine in stock. https://sacoronavirus.co.za/active-vacc...