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At Children's Mercy, we know trust is everything. And you can trust we'll always do whatever it takes to protect the health of your child, especially now. Whether in-person or virtually, we are committed to providing a safe environment to care for your child.

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COVID-19 vaccine

Find vaccine clinic information for children 5-22 years, answers to frequently asked questions and more.

Find vaccine information
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Flu shots

Children’s Mercy encourages everyone 6 months of age and older to get a flu shot. We encourage you to talk with your provider about getting a flu shot if you have not yet.

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Keeping all visitors safe

As of May 1, 2023, masks are optional at all Children’s Mercy locations. See our visitor guidelines.

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Additional information

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Helping children understand why we're wearing masks and to help them feel as comfortable as possible is important. Our Child Life specialists have created tips for you and your family to help your child with wearing a mask.

Children's Mercy implements different visitor guidelines to keep you and your child safe. See our current visitor guidelines.

The TLC School Study is offering free COVID-19 testing for KCPS students, staff and community members to keep the community safe.

Children's Mercy está tomando todas las precauciones para proteger a nuestros pacientes y al personal de la propagación de COVID-19, pero necesitamos su ayuda.

Important note

We are regularly updating this page with key information as we receive it, but we encourage you to refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a reliable source for the most updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance.