Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare Hosting COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Adolescents 12-17 Years of Age
Clinton, Mo. – (June 30, 2020) – Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare will be hosting a vaccine clinic for 12-17 year olds on Wednesday, July 14 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at its Outpatient Treatment Center.
To schedule an appointment for your child, please call 660.890.7300. Our call center is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine that has been authorized by the FDA for use is a multi-dose vaccine administered through a shot. The second dose is given 21 days later. Participants must get both shots as scheduled for the vaccine to be effective. GVMH will provide an appointment date and time for the second dose at the vaccine clinic. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The vaccine is free.
“The approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine to include adolescents starting at age 12 is a significant step in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Christine Faulconer, Director of Risk and Quality at Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare. “This allows for the younger population to be protected from COVID-19 too.”