Health department prepares to give vaccine to children

The FDA and CDC have issued an Emergency Use Authorization

TULSA — THD leaders say they’re preparing to administer the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children ages five to 11-years-old when the vaccine arrives

The first shipment is expected to arrive next week.

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is a 2-dose series taken three weeks apart.

The dose for children is one-third of the dosage of adults.

More than 300 local providers are eligible to administer COVID-19 vaccines, and many local pharmacies and doctors’ offices will begin to offer the vaccine to children once shipments arrive.

Information regarding vaccine clinic locations in Tulsa County can be found at





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