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COVID-19 Vaccines


The CDC recommends COVID-19 primary series vaccination and an updated booster targeting the latest COVID-19 variants for everyone ages 6 months and older.

Adult vaccinations can be scheduled at a retail clinic like Walgreens or CVS, or through

Pediatric vaccines can be scheduled at one of the three St. Louis Children’s locations listed below.


Pediatric Vaccine Clinic Hours of Operation

Space is limited. Please limit visits to those being vaccinated.

A parent or legal guardian must provide consent and be present with the patient at all times. All adults providing consent will need to show ID. Legal guardians should also provide proof of legal guardianship. We cannot accept notes, phone calls, photos, FaceTime, video or other electronic interactions.

St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care Center – West County

13001 N Outer 40 Rd, Town and Country, MO 63017

Monday: 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m (6 months – 4 years) Primary Doses
Tuesday: 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (5 – 11 years) Boosters
Wednesday: 7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (6 months – 4 years) Primary Doses
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (6 months – 4 years) Boosters

St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center – South County

5114 Midamerica Ln, St. Louis, MO 63129

Monday: 2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (5 – 11 years) Primary Doses
Wednesday: 7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (6 months – 4 years) Boosters
Friday: 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (6 months – 4 years) Primary Doses

Washington University Children’s After Hours O’Fallon

2206 State Hwy K, O'Fallon, MO 63368

Thursdays: 4:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (6 months – 4 years)

COVID-19 vaccination schedule for the GENERAL POPULATION

Primary Series: 2 doses given 4 weeks apart
Booster: 1 booster given at least 2 months after the primary series

COVID-19 vaccination schedule for people with MODERATE OR SEVERE IMMUNE COMPROMISE

Please refer to the COVID-19 Vaccine Schedule for complete information about timing for all CDC recommended vaccines.

Learn more about COVID-19 vaccine recommendations for people who are moderately or severely immunocompromised.

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There is no charge to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. However, if you have insurance – including Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance – we will bill insurance for administration of the vaccine. Please bring your insurance card if you have one.

If you have already received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine elsewhere and need to schedule dose 2, please contact the organization where you received your first dose.

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