GCPH Now Administering COVID-19 Vaccines To Children Ages 5-11
During a press conference on November 3, Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Director, Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff, MD, MBA, shared that “We are on the threshold of a long-awaited step that brings us closer to getting through this pandemic. Thanks to the authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine for those ages 5 to 11 years old, we can now better protect these school-aged children from severe complications from COVID-19.”
Greene County Public Health is currently scheduling vaccine clinics at local schools and other agencies throughout the county, as well as holding clinics at the main office in Xenia located at 360 Wilson Drive behind Greene Memorial Hospital. All brands are available (Pfizer only for ages 5-11) and 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and booster doses to those eligible are currently being administered.
Clinics at the main office are scheduled for:
• Tuesdays, 8:30-11:30am and 1:30-3:30pm
• Thursdays, 8:30-11:30am and 1:30-3:30pm
• Fridays, 8:30-11:30am and 1:30-3:30pm
Please keep in mind the office of GCPH will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 11 for Veteran’s Day.
Appointments are preferred and can be made at gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov or call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634) for assistance. If you want to learn more about the safety, efficacy, and side effects of COVID-19 vaccines, GCPH encourages you to have a conversation with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist, or visit coronavirus.ohio.gov/vaccine.
For more information on services provided by Greene County Public Health, please call 937-374-5600 or visit the website at www.gcph.info.
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