On Monday, the FDA announced that it would grant emergency use authorization (EUA) of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents age 12 to 15. A vaccine advisory committee at the CDC is meeting Wednesday to give recommendations on the use of the vaccine for this age group.
C-U Public Health District shared several opportunities for anyone 12+ to receive their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine later this week:
Interested in COVID-19 Vaccinations for those 12+? Here is the latest:
Carle Dress Barn Location: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Anyone 12 and older. Walk-ins welcome.
Walgreens: Starting Thursday morning, anyone 12 and older can make same day appointment or walk in at any of the locations.
CUPHD: Friday walk in clinic, Saturday 10-1p
OSF: Rantoul school district. Will include all schools in Rantoul. Not sure on final date for next week.
Christie : Mahomet schools this Friday, Holy Cross next week.
Other school-based clinics are being are planned for the next 2 weeks.
Top photo from CUPHD Facebook page.