Coming Soon: COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 6 Months and Up

Originally published June 28, 2022
Updated July 25, 2022
Note: This article was updated on July 25, 2022. Updated content is demonstrated with a plus (+) sign.

Effective for dates of service on or after June 17, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended the Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines.

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

The FDA amended the EUA to include use of the vaccine in individuals 6 months through 4 years of age.

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

The FDA amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) to include use of the vaccine in individuals 6 months through 17 years of age.

+ Providers may now submit claims for individuals 6 month and older. For the most current direction regarding dosage and billing guidelines, refer to the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine web page or the Moderna COVID-19 web page.

For the most current information regarding Medi-Cal’s COVID-19 Response, see the COVID-19 Medi-Cal Response page on the Medi-Cal Provider website.