Marion County Health Authorities Hold Immunization Clinics on Saturdays – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana weather


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A special COVID-19 vaccination pop-up clinic for 12-17 year olds and two additional inoculation events will take place on Saturday, the Marion County Public Health Department said in a statement from press Thursday.

Clinic for children aged 12 to 17

The clinic will offer the Pfizer vaccine from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday at Arsenal Technical High School, 1500 E. Michigan St. Walk-in people are welcome. The clinic caters to 12-17 year olds, but family members over the age of 17 can also be vaccinated at the same time, and walk-in people are welcome. Parental or guardian consent is required for a child aged 12 to 17 to receive the vaccine. At the time of signing the consent for the first dose of vaccine, parents and guardians will have the option of appointing other people who will care for the child or adolescent for the second dose; these caregivers must be 18 years of age or over.

Participants must enter through West Gym Door 3 on Oriental Street.

Clinics added on Saturday

  • 9 am to 1 pm at a warehouse at 9503 E. 33rd St. The clinic will offer Moderna and Johnson & Johnson single dose vaccines for Marion County 18 years and over. Walk-ins are welcome.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lafayette Place shopping center at 3685 Commercial Drive. The clinic for all ages will offer Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Parental or guardian consent is required for a child aged 12 to 17 to receive the Pfizer vaccine. At the time of signing the consent for the first dose of vaccine, parents and guardians will have the option of appointing other people who will care for the child or adolescent for the second dose; these caregivers must be 18 years of age or over. Walk-ins are welcome.

Declaration

“We are monitoring the Delta variant of COVID-19 overseas and are concerned about the high rate of spread, especially among 12 to 20 year olds, a population overdue for vaccination in Marion County. Parents and Guardians: Now is the time to protect your children from COVID-19 and the potential spread of this more contagious variant strain in the United States by ensuring that they receive both doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. “

Dr Virginia Caine, Director of the Marion County Public Health Department and Chief Medical Officer


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