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More than 1,100 Minnesota providers are ready to give COVID-19 shots to kids

Federal approvals of the COVID-19 vaccine for children 5-11 are expected next week

 

October 28, 2021

RENEE JONES SCHNEIDER • Star Tribune

About 505,000 Minnesota children ages 5-11 will become eligible for the lower-dose Pfizer vaccine once it receives federal approval. Alison Alquicira, 13, received her first COVID-19 vaccine earlier this month in Minneapolis.

More than 1,100 Minnesota vaccinators have signed up to give COVID-19 shots to kids 5-11 after the expected federal regulatory approvals come next week, state health officials said Wednesday.

There are about 505,000 children in the state who will become eligible for the lower-dose Pfizer vaccine.

Minnesota has ordered 170,000 doses and the state's pharmacies will receive about 85,000 doses from the federal government.

https://www.startribune.com/more-than-1-100-minnesota-providers-are-ready-to-give-covid-19-shots-to-kids/600110574/

 

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