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Pediatric Vaccines Approved by CDC

By Ashley D. Thomas

November 01, 2021

Now that children 5 - 11 can get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, parents may be wondering where they can take their children to get vaccinated. The vaccine is not immediately available at all locations, as it is currently being shipped from Pfizer to providers. 

According to the CDC, distribution has begun across the nation. Retail pharmacies, pediatrician offices, and other providers will be able to order the vaccine in the coming days.

The best website to check is vaccines.gov for locations where the vaccine is available. 

No county health department in the West Central Florida region (Citrus, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota) has received the vaccine at this time. As the vaccine becomes available, additional announcements will be made.