It has been a week since final clearance was given to children aged 5 to 11 to receive the COVID vaccine. The Biden administration says about 900,000 children have been vaccinated. Many parents are now wondering where can they go to get their children immunized.
Owensboro Health and Owensboro Health Muhlenberg are now scheduling immunization appointments for children ages 5 to 11. It will be offered on certain Tuesdays starting November 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Appointments are required and can be made at OwensboroHealth.org/Vaccine, in MyChart, or by calling (270) 685-7100, option 6.
The deaconess began administering the vaccines to children aged 5 to 11 last Friday. As of Wednesday, they had administered 4,200 COVID-19 vaccines to children 17 and under. You can make an appointment at deaconess.com/Coronavirus/COVID-19-Vaccine-and-Booster-Scheduling.
There will be a COVID vaccination clinic for children ages 5 to 11 in Webster County on November 16. It will be at the Webster County Health Department from 3 pm to 5:30 pm Call (270) 639-9315 to make an appointment.
Walgreens also offers the vaccine to children aged 5 to 11. This is not a complete list of places where children in this age group can get the COVID vaccine.