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Covid 19 Vaccine free for children

Now that a Pfizer vaccine has been approved for children aged 5 to 11, doses are being delivered to various health care providers. One such location is Lake Regional Health System which is offering the Covid-19 vaccine for children. Lake Regional Nurse Teresa Hunt answers the question, Is the vaccine safe for children….

Before recommending the Covid 19 vaccine for children, clinical trials were conducted with more than 2000 children participating. Nurse Hunt said that the vaccine is available at multiple Lake Regional locations…

 

The vaccine is available at no cost at Lake Regional Clinics. Although COVID-19 is generally milder in children than adults, children can still get infected and become very sick. According to Lake Regional Health getting vaccinated can protect children from a serious illness. To schedule an appointment, call your family doctor or a Lake Regional clinic. For Lake Regional Clinic – Lebanon, at 441 W. Elm, call 417-532-2805.


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