mRNA vaccine technology has become a promising area of vaccine research and development — Meridian is now seeking participants for an investigational COVID-19 vaccination. The investigational mRNA vaccine being studied is currently approved for use in adults age 18+. This study is intended to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the investigational vaccine in adolescents.
Must be age 12 to 17
Can NOT have had COVID-19 or close contact with anyone who has had COVID-19 within the past TWO weeks
Can NOT have received any other vaccine within the past 28 days
Will receive compensation for study-related time
Do not need insurance to join this study
For more information, complete the form on this page. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. There is no obligation to join — you can decide if the study is right for your child.
You can talk to a Meridian enrollment specialist about this study by calling (402) 934-7563 (Omaha), (712) 639-6200 (Sioux City, Norfolk and Hastings) or (912) 623-2240 (Binghamton, Charleston, Macon and Portsmouth).
Submit your information
Macon: Meridian Clinical Research, 5300 Bowman Rd., Macon, GA 31210
Sioux City: Meridian Clinical Research, 4802 Sunnybrook Dr., Sioux City, IA 51106
Hastings: Meridian Clinical Research, 2115 N. Kansas Ave., Suite 104, Hastings, NE 68901
Norfolk: Meridian Clinical Research, 3400 W Norfolk Avenue, Norfolk, NE 68701
Omaha: Meridian Clinical Research, 3319 N 107th St, Omaha, NE 68134
Binghamton: Meridian Clinical Research, 1290 Upper Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13901
Charleston: Meridian Clinical Research, 1871 Savage Road, Charleston, SC 29407
Portsmouth: Meridian Clinical Research, 3235 Academy Ave., Suite 300, Portsmouth, VA 23703
After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will contact you.
Participating in a study is an important decision — we’re here to help you before, during, and after studies.
Please note: Health insurance is NOT required to join.
Will my child benefit from this study?
Your child is not guaranteed to benefit from being in a clinical study. However, information gathered in this study may help uncover better ways to treat condition(s) for your child and others worldwide.
Is participation voluntary after I submit my information?
Yes. Participation in a study is entirely voluntary. In the informed consent process, you’ll learn about the product being studied, your child’s role in the trial, potential side effects, tests that may be performed, and the number of visits that may be required. You will need to sign an informed consent form to join the study only after you fully understand your role in the study.
Will I receive compensation?
While participation in a clinical study is voluntary, you may be reimbursed for study-related time. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. Staff at the research clinic will discuss possible reimbursement with you.
Founded in 1999 in Omaha, NE, Meridian studies the safety and effectiveness of new medicines, devices, and treatments. Its mission is to enrich lives by providing quality, compassionate care to patients and unparalleled clinical research services. Clinical studies help scientists develop life-changing medicines, but it starts with you — participation makes it all possible. For more than 20 years, thousands of patients have trusted Meridian because of our focus on creating a positive patient experience.