First daily prize winners of ‘Vax-2-School’ scheduled to be announced Monday afternoon

First daily prize winners of ‘Vax-2-School’ scheduled to be announced Monday afternoon

November 28, 2021 | The second deadline to enter the “Vax-2-School” drawing is here. Ohioans ages 5 to 25 who have received their first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, or have received one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, are eligible to enter the drawing by Sunday at 11:59 p.m. Those eligible can enter online at ohiovax2school.com or by phone at 1-833-427-5634.

COVID-19 vaccine for kids: Where to get a pediatric vaccine shot

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital conducting COVID-19 vaccine trials for kids 4 and under

November 16, 2021 | Researchers are now looking to develop a pediatric vaccine suitable for children ages 4 and under. It is the last group still not included in Pfizer’s rollout after regulators approved a vaccine for kids 5 to 11. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital has been pivotal in protecting people against COVID-19. They are currently conducting 11 COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials. More than 1,400 volunteers are enrolled in the trials, including more than 350 children. The participants range in age from 6 months to 85 years old.

Greater Cincinnati clinics prepare for increased booster demand with new CDC approval

Greater Cincinnati clinics prepare for increased booster demand with new CDC approval

November 19, 2021 | Local hospitals, doctors and pharmacies are preparing for a busy weekend at vaccination clinics as new recommendations are making boosters more widely available. “We are in great shape with vaccine supply,” said Hamilton County Health Department spokesman Mike Samet. “We have all three manufacturers ready. Boosters are ready to go.”

She can go back to doing gymnastics’: First young children receive COVID-19 vaccines in Cincinnati

She can go back to doing gymnastics’: First young children receive COVID-19 vaccines in Cincinnati

November 4, 2021| Medical teams across Cincinnati began administering COVID-19 vaccines to 5-to-11 years old on Wednesday. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital inoculated over 400 children before the end of the day. On Wednesday, Children’s accepted so many walk-in parents seeking vaccinations for their children that they stopped accepting walk-ins for the time being.

First daily prize winners of ‘Vax-2-School’ scheduled to be announced Monday afternoon

Verity, 8, has advice for other kids getting vaccinated: ‘You shouldn’t be afraid, it’s not gonna hurt.’

November 5, 2021 | One day after she got her COVID-19 vaccine, 8-year-old Verity was a chatterbox. Did her arm hurt? “No.” Sleepy? “No.” Headache, fever, anything? “No.” Verity was among the first of 430 children 5 to 11 years old who got a first dose of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine for kids in her age group at a pop-up clinic Wednesday at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.