Kid vaccination days at Valley Health

Kid vaccination days at Valley Health

Valley Health System recently held special Kid Vaccination Days at Valley’s Vaccination Center to administer the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11. Upon entering the Vaccination Center, Valley’s pediatric team provided each patient with a “Get to Know Me” sheet and pack of crayons. The patients were asked to fill in this information or draw a picture to show their vaccinator. This allowed our vaccinators to have a topic of conversation with the patient.

Prior to receiving their vaccine, each patient picked out a special band aid. After their vaccination, each patient was allowed to select a prize from the prize box and received a sticker. To provide entertainment during the 15-minute waiting period after the vaccine is administered, coloring books and snacks were provided, therapy dogs greeted patients, a juggler performed, and Valley pediatricians spoke with patients and their guardians.

In total, as of November approximately 1,400 pediatric patients have received their first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine through Valley’s Vaccination Center.

Valley will be hosting an additional Kids Vaccination Days Saturday on January 8, inviting kids to receive the first dose of their two-dose Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at Valley’s Vaccination Center, located at 599 Valley Health Plaza in Paramus. Pediatricians will be on-site to assist and answer any questions. To make an appointment for one of the Kids Vaccination Days, please visit

Some area pediatricians may be offering the vaccine. While Valley welcomes every child age 5 to 11, parents or guardians may want to check with their pediatrician to see if their child can receive the vaccine at their pediatrician’s office.

To make an appointment for a vaccine, please visit or call 1-800-VALLEY 1

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