Pediatric COVID-19 vaccine update

November 3, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

MCPS to Offer Free COVID-19 Vaccinations for 5-11 Year Olds

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Tuesday children between the ages of 5 and 11 receive the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric COVID-19 vaccine. The FDA authorized the same vaccine for emergency use on Oct. 29. In line with these developments, MCPS will partner with the County Department of Health and Human Services and Holy Cross […]

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September 29, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Health Leaders Say Vaccinations for Kids 5-11 Could Happen by November

Montgomery County Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS) officials are preparing for COVID-19 vaccine pediatric expansion eligibility for children under 12, and they have strategies in place. Federal health officials say shots could be authorized for kids ages 5-11 by November, as they review safety data from Pfizer. In Montgomery County, this age group […]

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