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DC adds more COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children

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

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

Mayor Muriel Bowser and Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, the 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 of DC Health)

First dose clinics, as seen above, are only for families who want their children to receive their first dose of the vaccine.

Parents unable to attend the vaccination event in person have the option to print and sign a form so that a trusted family member can accompany their child to the pop-up vaccination clinics. The forms can be found online.

(Courtesy of DC Health)

The second dose clinics will start on Friday 26 November. 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 that do move to another location will not be rejected.

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


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