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COVID-19 vaccines are now authorized for children six months and older | News

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently authorized the Pfizer-Comirnaty and Moderna-Spikevax COVID-19 vaccines for children six months of age and older.

The FDA authorization was followed by an updated recommendation and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The San Bernardino County Department of Public Health is now offering free Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to children six months of age and older, with no insurance required. Parents or carers can schedule an appointment for a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for their children at one of the county public health clinics by visiting myturn.ca.gov or by calling clinics directly at (800) 722-4777.

The location and hours of the clinic are:

• Adelanto Health Center, 11336 Bartlett Avenue, Suite 11, Adelanto – Monday-Friday, 08: 00-17: 00

• Hesperia Health Center, 16453 Bear Valley Road, Hesperia – Monday-Friday, from 08:00 to 17:00

• Ontario Health Center, 150 E. Holt Boulevard, Ontario – Monday-Friday, 8 am-5pm

• San Bernardino Health Center, 606 E. Mill Street, San Bernardino – Monday-Friday, 8 am-5pm

Local clinics and pharmacies can offer COVID-19 vaccines for this age group starting next week. To schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine for a child six months or older, visit myturn.ca.gov or vaksinat.gov.

Other sites offering COVID-19 vaccines for this age group may be offered through your child’s pediatrician, primary care physician or health insurance coverage service. Parents and guardians are advised to contact them directly to find out which options may be most appropriate.

People who have questions about COVID-19 in San Bernardino County, or are interested in learning more about free COVID-19 testing or the vaccine services that may be available, can visit the county website at sbcovid19.com or call the COVID-19 County Hotline at (909) 387-3911.

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