Kids 5-11 Eligible to Get Vaccine

Posted Thursday, November 4, 2021.

HUNTINGTON -- Parents and guardians of children ages 5 and older can now schedule their child's COVID-19 vaccination in Huntington County by calling the local Health Department at (260) 358-4831.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had announced a decision on Tuesday expanding Pfizer vaccine eligibility to children ages 5 to 11. Children in this age group will receive one-third the dosage approved for adults.

Booster shots are also available to adults who received any of the three available vaccines.

Adults can schedule their initial vaccination or a booster by visiting ourshot.in.gov.


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