Vaccines Available for Children ages 5-11

N.L. is expecting to receive its first deliveries of the pediatric vaccines within the next 48 hours.

It will be made available to kids aged 5-11 in Schools and in Community Clinics.

“When it comes to vaccinating children in the province,” Dr. Janice Fitzgerald says, “this is the last major hurdle we need to get through in the COVID-19 marathon.”

Appointments are now available through the COVID-19 vaccine booking website at www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/vaccine.

If an appointment is not available in your area currently, please continue to monitor the COVID-19 vaccine booking site.

Vaccines will also be offered in schools.

Further details will be available through your child’s school in the coming days.

Vaccines will be available in a variety of settings to give families options for what works best for their situation.

Availability will be led by Regional Health Authorities in schools and in mass vaccination clinics throughout the province.

The press conference is ongoing, and we will keep you up to date.

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