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Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccinations available for ages 5-11 at TJRH

By Stacey Biggs

T.J. Regional Health is now offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 through 11 at the T.J. Health Pavilion in Glasgow. Appointments can be made by going online at

The CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommend that all eligible children ages 5 and older get immunized against COVID-19 as soon as they can. At this time, the Pfizer vaccine is the only option currently authorized for children. It was found to give kids strong protection against COVID-19, including against the Delta variant.

Dr. Beth Brooks, a Pediatric Provider with T.J. Regional Health explained that, "The internet can be extremely helpful, but it also has a lot of misinformation regarding the vaccine for children. For reliable, evidence-based information, it's best to consult with your child's doctor."

This story was posted on 2021-11-08 16:34:49
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