Where and how to get COVID vaccine for kids age 5-11 in L.A., Orange, Ventura, Riverside, San Bernardino counties

Where and how to get COVID vaccine for kids age 5-11 in L.A., Orange, Ventura, Riverside, San Bernardino counties

November 4, 2021 | Vaccination sites across California for the first time began administering Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine doses to children ages 5 to 11 Wednesday. It marks the beginning of a campaign to vaccinate millions more children in California, with the state planning to offer the vaccines at schools, pediatric offices, pharmacies and county sites.

Young children can receive COVID vaccines soon. Here’s what you need to know

Young children can receive COVID vaccines soon. Here’s what you need to know

November 3, 2021 | California will begin vaccinating young children as soon as today, with the state expecting to receive more than a million doses of COVID-19 vaccine during the first week. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week authorized Pfizer’s vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 for emergency use. On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also endorsed it.

Why one Galt parent supports COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students

Why one Galt parent supports COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students

November 17, 2021 | Some Galt parents are speaking out in support of the Galt Unified School District requiring its students to be fully vaccinated from COVID-19. This comes after some parents protested in California against their children being required to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Martha Vielma told ABC10 she tested positive for COVID-19 before her children were vaccinated and still deals with some issues related to the illness. Now, she says all of her kids are vaccinated.

Utah expanding COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults

Utah expanding COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults

November 18, 2021 | The state of Utah is encouraging all of the state’s vaccine providers to give booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to all adults. Gov. Spencer Cox announced the policy change Thursday in his monthly news conference on KUED. It goes into effect Friday. Health care providers have been giving booster doses for the last few weeks, though under some limitations — going to people 65 or older, or adults with other underlying health conditions.