Yes. Studies show that COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for children 12 years and older. Like adults, children may have some side effects after the COVID-19 vaccination. These side effects may affect their ability to do daily activities, but should subside within a few days. COVID-19 vaccines have been used under the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history, including studies in children 12 years and older. Per the CDC, your child cannot get COVID-19 from any COVID-19 vaccine.