Nov 03, 2021 8:46 PM

Vax collaboration planning clinics for Saline County children

Posted Nov 03, 2021 8:46 PM

The Saline County Health Department announced today that the Saline County Vaccination Collaboration is planning pediatric vaccination clinics.

"Please stay tuned for more information about these local vaccination opportunities," the health department noted in a news release this afternoon. "We encourage parents with questions to talk to their pediatrician, primary care provider, or local pharmacist to learn more about the vaccine and the importance of getting their children vaccinated."

Governor Laura Kelly announced today that Kansas will adopt the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) recommendations for administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5-11 under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), making all Kansans 5 and older eligible for the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine.

READ: Governor on Kansas plan to vaccinate kids age 5-11