Information & Toolkit on COVID-19 Vaccines for Ontario Youth

June 01, 2021

Shared by the CMHO

Shared on June 1, 2021

Vaccines are now available for youth aged 12 and older.  

On top of school disruptions, kids lost extra-curricular activities and time with their friends – all of these things are critical to their development. It's had an enormous negative impact on children’s mental health. Vaccines are giving us hope and reason to be optimistic that we are rounding the corner on the pandemic. 

Now is the time for all of us, including youth, to do our part. Getting the vaccine will help us get back to doing the things we love. 

To help parents, caregivers and youth make an informed decision about vaccinations for those aged 12-17, the Children’s COVID-19 Vaccine Table has created this website with trusted resources.  

Look for information in this website for: 

All content in this website, including a comprehensive set of Frequently Asked Questions (available for download here), has been verified by leading experts in the Children’s COVID-19 Vaccine Table. This advisory table is providing strategic advice and recommendations to government regarding vaccine strategy in the context of the COVID-19 global pandemic to inform planning, process and readiness with a focus on children.  

For a toolkit and resources on vaccine information for youth, parents, caregivers, as well as for health and social service providers, 

This website is supported by the Children’s Health Coalition. 

Toolkit for individuals & organizations

CMHO is sharing a toolkit for AFHTO members, professional organizations, colleagues or anyone else interested in promoting the site. The toolkit includes:

  1. Graphics for social media (English here, French here)

  2. Newsletter copy (English here, French here)

  3. Draft social media messages (English here, French here)

  4. FAQ in PDF format (English here, French here)