05 Nov Pfizer Vaccine for Children 5-11 Now Available
Pfizer Vaccine for Children 5 through 11 Now Available at OMC Front Street Clinic in Port Angeles
PORT ANGELES (November 5, 2021) – Olympic Medical Center is pleased to offer the pediatric Pfizer vaccine to area children 5 through 11.
Pfizer vaccination is currently offered for all ages 5 and up is available at the OMC Front Street Clinic in Port Angeles every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
OMC is adding capacity and offering additional access for pediatric COVID-19 vaccine administration 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the OMC Front Street Clinic on the following dates:
- Friday, November 12
- Saturday, November 13
- Sunday, November 14
- Friday, November 19
- Saturday, November 20
- Sunday, November 21
Children are now eligible to receive a 10 microgram dose of the Pfizer vaccine. This is one-third the adult dose (given to those 12 and over), and is given in two doses, spaced three weeks apart. Children are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after the second dose. Currently the Pfizer vaccine is the only authorized vaccine for children of this age group.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone ages 5 and older get a COVID-19 vaccine.