Delaware County Public Health will be holding a PEDIATRIC (ages 5-11) Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-In Clinic on Wednesday, November 17 from 3-6 pm in the Regional Medical Center Veterans Education Center (Level 3 – Park in Lot 1, Use Entrance B).
Under Emergency Use Authorization, the CDC recommends a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11. This 2-dose vaccine is recommended regardless of a history of symptomatic or asymptomatic COVID-19 infection. At this time, a booster dose is not recommended for ages 5-11.
This clinic is ONLY for PEDIATRIC (Age 5-11) children. The dosing for this age group is different from other ages so this clinic is dedicated specifically to this age group.
You do not need an appointment.
Please do not arrive early.
A parent or legal guardian must be present with the child(ren) receiving the vaccine.
Save some time and visit regmedctr.org/covid-vaccine-
consent to complete the consent form prior to the vaccine clinic.
The 2nd dose will be given on Wednesday, December 8 from 3-6PM in the RMC Veterans Education Center.
Children may experience fewer side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine than adolescents or young adults. Those who have evidence of a prior infection may also have fewer side effects than those without evidence of prior infection. Side effects may include:
Pain, swelling, and/or redness at the injection site
Muscle aches and/or pains
Swelling of lymph nodes
Routine pain and fever reducing medication may be taken AFTER the vaccination for treatment of these possible side effects, if needed. Please note that in general, Aspirin is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age due to the risk of Reye’s syndrome.
If you have any questions, please call Delaware County Public Health at 563-927-7551.