Coronavirus Vaccine Updates

URGENT CARE for CHILDREN is proud to be an approved COVID-19 vaccination site at ALL locations. Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine for children ages five to 11 and ages 12 and older is NOW AVAILABLE at the following locations. You may walk-in to obtain any of our available Covid-19 vaccines or visit See Available Times to save your spot in advance:

ALABAMA

Hwy. 280 (Pfizer, 5-11)See Available Times
Daphne (Pfizer, 5-11), (Pfizer 12+)See Available Times
Huntsville (Pfizer, 5-11), (Pfizer 12+)See Available Times
Madison (Pfizer, 5-11), (Pfizer 12+)See Available Times
Mobile (Pfizer, 5-11), (Pfizer 12+)See Available Times
Montgomery (Pfizer, 5-11), (Pfizer 12+)See Available Times
Trussville (Pfizer, 5-11), (Pfizer 12+)See Available Times
Tuscaloosa (Pfizer, 5-11), (Pfizer 12+)See Available Times
Vestavia (Pfizer, 5-11), (Pfizer 12+)See Available Times

TENNESSEE

Hixson (Pfizer, 5-11)See available times

For your convenience, we also offer the Moderna coronavirus vaccine to patients 18+ at the locations listed below. Please check this site often, availability of Covid-19 vaccines is updated regularly.

ALABAMA

Daphne (Moderna):See Available Times
Hwy 280 (Moderna):See Available Times
Huntsville (Moderna):See Available Times
Madison (Moderna):See Available Times
Mobile (Moderna):See Available Times
Montgomery (Moderna):See Available Times
Trussville (Moderna):See Available Times
Vestavia (Moderna):See available times
Tuscaloosa (Moderna):See available times

TENNESSEE

Hixson (Moderna):See available times

Who is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Alabama?

Alabama and Tennessee are now allowing all patients ages five and over who qualify to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. However, at this time a limited number of our clinics have Pfizer’s vaccine for ages five to 11 available, Pfizer’s vaccine for children 12+ will also be made available in all clinics. Refer to the charts above to view availability. Continue to check this site for updates on availability in other UC4C clinics. For your convenience, the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine is available for adults ages 18+. In order to receive one of these vaccines, patients cannot have had Covid-19 within the last 90 days. If you would like to learn more about the three coronavirus vaccines approved for use within the United States and their individual requirements, click here.

What side effects can I expect from the COVID-19 vaccine?

Common side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine include:

● Redness, pain, and/or swelling at the injection site
● Tiredness
● Headache
● Muscle pain
● Chills
● Fever
● Nausea

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, side effects of the vaccine typically show one to two days after the shot. While the extent of the side effects may vary from person to person, they should go away in a few days. In clinical trials, side effects were common but were categorized as mild or moderate for most. To learn more about what to expect when receiving the coronavirus vaccine, click here.

What do we know about the safety and effectiveness of the Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccine?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has approved the safety and efficacy of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for patients five years of age and older. In clinical trials, the vaccine was found to be 90.7% effective in preventing COVID-19 in children five through 11. The vaccine’s safety was studied in approximately 3,100 children aged five through 11 who received the vaccine and no serious side effects have been detected in the ongoing study. Click here to learn more.

What do we know about the effectiveness of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine?

In clinical trials, the Moderna vaccine proved to be 94.1% effective at preventing laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 illness in people who received two doses of the vaccine and had no evidence of being previously infected. Additionally, the vaccine appeared to have high effectiveness in clinical trials among people of diverse age, race, sex, and ethnicity categories and among persons with underlying medical conditions. To learn more about the Moderna vaccine clinical trials, click here.