Massive Turnout For Public Pediatric COVID Shots, New Schedule Announced

Public shot administration site in Lantana. (Courtesy: Health Care District of Palm Beach County).

BY: MEDIA ADVICE | Healthcare District of PBC

BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) —

Following Saturday’s high demand during the children’s vaccination event at the mobile clinic, the Palm BeachCounty Health Care District is reminding parents and guardians that free access to the pediatric dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is available from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekdays outside the Health Care District’s Lantana Clinic at 1250 Southwinds Drive in Lantana. Yesterday, the Health Care District’s mobile clinic team delivered more than 200 pediatric doses over a five-hour period at the Palm Beach County School District headquarters in West Palm Beach.

“We would like to remind the community that our mobile unit in the parking lot of our Lantana clinic is a convenient place for children as young as five to be vaccinated against COVID-19 during the week,” said Belma Andrić, MD, MPH, the Chief Medical Officer. Officer of the Health Care District. “No appointment is needed so families can come by during the day and know the vaccine is available for them and their children.”

The pediatric dose is one-third the strength of the vaccine formulated for individuals 12 years of age and older and approved by the FDA and approved by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for children ages 5 through 11 According to the CDC, COVID-19 is the eighth leading cause of death among this young age group. Children ages 5 to 17 must be with a parent or guardian to be vaccinated at the following locations:

Monday Friday9am – 4pm Lantana Clinic car park
1250 Southwinds Drive
Lantana, FL 33462 1st, 2nd and 3rd dose of Pfizer 5 and up Monday November 8e7.30 – 10.30 hrs school districtdr. Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School1501 Avenue UWest Palm Beach, FL 334041st, 2nd and 3rd dose of Pfizer5 and upMonday November 8e12:15 pm – 3:15 pmLake Park Elementary School410 3rd StreetLake Park, FL 334031st, 2nd and 3rd dose of Pfizer5 and uptuesday 9 novembere7.30 – 10.30 hrs JC Mitchell Elementary School2470 NW 5th Ave.Boca Raton, FL 334311st, 2nd and 3rd dose of Pfizer5 and abovetuesday 9 novembere12:15 pm – 3:15 pmCoral Sunset Primary School22400 Hammock St.Boca Raton, FL 33428 -more-1st, 2nd and 3rd dose Pfizer5 and aboveWednesday, November. 10e7.30 – 10.30 hrsHagen Road Primary School10565 Hagen Ranch RoadBoynton Beach, FL 334371st, 2nd and 3rd dose of Pfizer5 and aboveWednesday 10 Nove12:15 pm – 3:15 pmForest Park Primary School1201 SW 3rd St.Boynton Beach, FL 334351st, 2nd and 3rd dose Pfizer5 and aboveFriday 12 Novembere7.30 – 10.30 hrsPoinciana primary school1203 N Seacrest Blvd. Boynton Beach, FL 33435 1st, 2nd and 3rd dose Pfizer5 and aboveFriday, Novemberhuman 12e12:15 pm – 3:15 pmFreedom Shores Elementary 3400 Hypoluxo RoadBoynton Beach, FL 334361st, 2nd and 3rd dose Pfizer5 and aboveSaturday, November. 13e 7.30 – 10.30 hrsTechnical Education Center West2625 NW 16th Street
Belle Glade, FL 334301st, 2nd and 3rd dose Pfizer5 and upSaturday 13 Novembere 12:15 pm – 3:15 pmPioneer Park Elementary 39500 Pioneer Park RoadBelle Glade, FL 33430 1st, 2nd and 3rd dose Pfizer 5 and up notes that there is widespread availability at area pharmacies, including CVS and Walgreens. Appointments must be made online. No appointment is required for the public health and school sites.

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