DC adds more COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children

DC is expanding its walk-up vaccine clinics to children ages 5 to 11 who are yet to receive their first dose, while releasing a schedule for those seeking their second shot.

DC is expanding its walk-up vaccine clinics to children ages 5 to 11 who are yet to receive their first dose, while releasing a schedule for those seeking their second shot.

Mayor Muriel Bowser and Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, head of DC Health, announced that the clinics are open to parents who want their children to receive the pediatric dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine.

(Courtesy DC Health)

The first dose clinics, as seen above, are exclusively for families who want to get their children to receive their initial dose of the vaccine.

Parents who are unable to attend the vaccination event in person have the option of printing and signing a form that allows a trusted family member to accompany their child to the pop-up vaccine clinics. The forms can be found online.

(Courtesy DC Health)

The second dose of clinics will begin on Friday, November 26th. DC Health asks families to take their child to the same place where they received their first dose, along with their child’s vaccination card. However, families going to another location will not be rejected.

Only families who have a child who has received their first dose will be allowed at the vaccination site for the second dose. DC Health said the first doses will not be delivered at the second dose sites and supplies will be limited based on the number of children who received their first dose at the same clinic three weeks earlier.


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Are you looking for more information? DC, Maryland and Virginia are releasing more data every day. Visit their official sites here: Virginia | Maryland | DC

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