DHR Health vaccine clinic now offering Pfizer booster for children ages 5 to 11

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The DHR Health COVID-19 vaccine clinic is now offering third dosages of the Pfizer vaccine to children ages 5 to 11. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved the booster shot for kids on Thursday. The booster will be offered five months after the children’s previous dosage of the vaccine.

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The vaccine clinic is being held at the Edinburg Activity Center – located at 123 E. Palm Drive - every Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

No appointment is needed to get the vaccine, DHR Health said in a news release.

The vaccine clinic is also offering first, second, third and fourth dosages of the Pfizer vaccine. Those under the age of 18 must receive approval from a parent or guardian to be vaccinated, DHR Health said.

For more information, call 956-362-6843.

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