Information About the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The California Governor lifted most COVID-19-related community restrictions for people who are vaccinated. However, at this time, masks, distancing, and screening for COVID-19 will continue to be required at all of our health care facilities, even for people who have been fully vaccinated.

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As a health system with vulnerable patients, we're continuing these requirements in alignment with recommendations from public health authorities. Our top priority is the safety of our patients, visitors, employees, and community. We will continue to provide updates about patient care and post the latest information on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Stanford Children’s Health is now offering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines to children 5 years old and older.
Due to our commitment to prioritizing children, and in accordance with the Santa Clara County Health Department, our supply of vaccine has been designated exclusively for this population. You can make an appointment or get more information at

Stanford Children’s Health is here for you and continues to care for patients safely. Below is an FAQ to help keep you informed about COVID-19, developments at Stanford Children’s Health, and steps you can take to protect yourself.