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To keep all of us safe, but especially to protect our most vulnerable patients, Akron Children’s will continue to rely on the proven safety protocols that slow the spread of COVID-19.
These include promoting social distancing and hand washing, and encouraging those who are eligible to get the vaccine.

Thank you for helping to keep our patients safe.

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Parents and caregivers can now get their children 6 months through 4 years of age vaccinated to better protect them from COVID-19.

At this time, Akron Children’s is administering the Pfizer vaccine. The Pfizer vaccine for this age group is a 3 shot series, 3 weeks between the first and second doses, 8 weeks between doses two and three. The vaccine is available for established and new patients at our pediatric practices, Quick Care and Urgent Care locations.

Vaccine updates
Currently, we are scheduling the COVID vaccine for children 6 months through 4 years old. 

How to schedule a vaccine appointment:

  • Current patients of an ACHP pediatric practice may schedule through MyChart.
  • Patients that are not in one of our pediatric practices, or those without MyChart, may schedule here.
  • Call the appointment center at 330-543-2778.

Resources for parents

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Established patients of our Akron Children's Hospital Pediatrics practices can call the Appointment Center at 330-543-2778 to schedule an appointment. 

Testing for all other children is available:

  • Outpatient lab, with a provider's order.
  • At our Urgent Care locations for patients who have symptoms. Patients will be evaluated for treatment, and the need for testing will be determined by the provider. 

Urgent Care locations:

Additional testing resources.

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Here’s how you can request a copy of an immunization record, which will include COVID-19 vaccines. Please note that Akron Children’s Hospital does not provide replacement COVID-19 vaccination cards.

If you are an Akron Children’s Hospital patient:

  • Option 1: Log in to your MyChart account and click on “Immunizations” for the vaccine record.
  • Option 2: Call your Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics office.
  • Option 3: Complete and return a signed authorization form to our medical records department.

If you received your vaccine at a clinic staffed by Akron Children’s, but you aren’t a patient:

  • Option 1: Contact your local health department. Vaccine records are maintained in a state database that health departments can access.
  • Option 2: Request your records from the Ohio Department of Health through the mail. Visit for a records release form

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