Terrebonne General to Host Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Day this Saturday, December 18
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- Written By: Rhonda Alfred
Terrebonne General Health System will host a pediatric COIVD-19 vaccine event for children ages 5-11 years old this Saturday, December 18, 2021, from 8:00 am- 12 noon in the Terrebonne General Women’s Health Center. Please enter through the main lobby of the hospital. The Pfizer vaccine will be given, and the second shot will be administered Saturday, January 8, 2022.
Appointments are required for this vaccine and can be made by calling 873-4686.
There are approximately 28 million children between the ages of 5 and 11 years old in the United States. Nearly 2 million cases of COVID-19 have been detected within this age group during the pandemic. COVID-19 can make children very sick and cause them to be hospitalized. Children can also spread the virus. Widespread vaccination that includes children is crucial to stopping the pandemic. Help protect your child, your family, and others and slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community by getting yourself and your children ages 5 years and older vaccinated. For more information on the pediatric COVID-19 covid vaccine, visit CDC.gov.