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Shelby County Health Department to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to children age 5 to 11

(Source: WMC)
Published: Nov. 3, 2021 at 2:36 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The Shelby County Health Department will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations to children age 5 to 11 this week.

This comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine.

The health department will begin pediatric vaccinations Thursday, November 4. Vaccinations will be provided on a walk-in basis at its immunization clinic on Jefferson Avenue. Hours of operation are 8 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Documentation of the child’s date of birth will be required.

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