FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) — Starting Wednesday, Broward County Schools, in partnership with the Department of Health, will begin on-site vaccinations for children five and older.
A Broward County Schools spokesperson says dozens of their elementary schools will be established to distribute the vaccine.
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click here to download the on-site vaccination schedule at Broward County Public Schools.
Miami-Dade County school districts are also preparing for on-site vaccinations.
A spokesperson for the school districts tells CBS4 News that they are awaiting delivery of their vaccine. Once that is the case, they will offer the vaccine in 40 different locations for children aged five and older.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved Pfizer’s kid-size shot for children last week.
The decision marks the first chance for Americans under the age of 12 to receive the powerful protection of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Certain Publix, CVS and Walmart pharmacies are now administering pediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses to children. Find pharmacy locations here.
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Certain Winn-Dixie pharmacies also offer the Pfizer vaccine doses for the 5-11 set. Click here for availability.