SAN ANTONIO – University Health has introduced that it’ll supply the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12-15 simply because the state well being division suggested suppliers to launch the pictures to adolescents.
Starting Thursday, University Health will present the shot for these as younger as 12 years outdated at its vaccine heart on the Wonderland of Americas, positioned at 4522 Fredericksburg Road.
The heart is open 8 a.m.-7:45 p.m. Monday via Friday. Appointments might be made here however walk-ins may even be accepted.
Those wanting a vaccine should be accompanied by a mother or father or guardian, who should present proof of age. Examples of acceptable paperwork to show age embrace a beginning certificates or identification supplied via the kid’s faculty, University Health officers stated.
The Texas Department of State Health Services introduced Thursday that it has suggested suppliers that the vaccine might be administered to adolescents age 12 to fifteen years outdated.
The advice is in line with the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which every cleared the drug this week for the identical age group.
University Health System Pediatrician Dr. Mandie Svatek beforehand stated youngsters have about the identical negative effects that adults have, together with arm ache, fever, chills, muscle aches and fatigue.
See the video under for extra details about what the COVID-19 vaccine means for 12- to 15-year-olds, in accordance with Svatek.
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