Wednesday, July 28
Shadow

Push on to get children vaccinated before school year begins – WESH 2 Orlando

Push on to get children vaccinated before school year begins



SUMMER: THE CITY OF ORLANDO WANTS YOUR KIDS TO BE VACCINATED FOR COD-VI19 BEFORE THE START OF NEXT SCHOOL YEAR. JIM: STARTING XTNE WEEK VACCINATION SITES WILL OPEN AT SEVEN CENTERS. MICHELLE: E THCITY OF ORLANDO IS TRYING SOMETHING NEW. THEY’RE GOING TO OPEN VACCINATION SITES WHERTHEE TARGET WILL BE CHILDREN WHAREO D OLENOUGH TO QUALITY FOR THE CURRENT VACCIN.ES THAT’S CHILDREN 12 AND DEOLR, MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLERS. THE PLAN — GET AS MANY VACCINATED BEFORE SCHOOL CRANKS BACK UP. SEVEN ORLANDO NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERS WILL PLAY HOST FOR ONE-DAY EVENTS. >> WE DO THEM ATHE T NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERS BECAUSE FAMILIES AND CHILDREN ARE ALREADY FAMILIAR WITH THOSE LOCATIONS. IT IS COMFORTABLE TO GO TO. EVERYBODY KNOWS WHERE IT IS. MICHELLE: PFIZER WILL BE THE VACCINE OFFERED TO CHILDREN SINCE IT’S THE ONLY ONE APPROVED, AND KIDS WILL NEED A PARENT OR GUARDIAN THERE TO GIVE CONSENT. >> ABSOLUTELY. I THINK IT’S AWESOME. MICHELLE: THE PRESIDENT OF ORANGE COUNTY’S TEACHER’S UNION SAYS SHE’S ENCOURAGED, ESPECIALLY WITH 100% FACE-TO-FACE LEARNING KICKING IN FO R THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE PANDEMIC STARTED, BUT IS ALSO DISCOURAGED. >> BUT WE DO KNOW THERE ARE PEOPLE THAT ARE NOT GOING TO GET VACCINATED, AND THERE WILL BE CHILDREN IN EVERY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL THAT HAVE NOT BNEE VACCINATED. MICHELLE: ALTHOUGH THE VACCINE SITES WILL BE FOCUSED ON CHILDREN, ANYONE OF ANY AGE CAN GET VACCINATED. BESIDES PFIZER, THE CITY WILL ALSO OFFER THE ONE SHOT JOHNSON & JOHNSON. THE FIRST SITE THAT WI OLLPEN WILL BE RIGHT HERE AT THE ENGELWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER, AND IT WIL

Push on to get children vaccinated before school year begins

The City of Orlando is bringing mobile vaccine sites to residents in their neighborhoods over the next few weeks, officials said.Seven Orlando neighborhood centers will host one-day vaccine sites, offering both the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Residents age 18 and up are eligible to receive either brand vaccine, and those ages 12-17 can receive the Pfizer vaccine with guardian consent. No pre-registration is required at these vaccine sites, according to health officials.Learn more about the mobile vaccine sites at neighborhood centers by visiting orlando.gov/mobilevaccines.

The City of Orlando is bringing mobile vaccine sites to residents in their neighborhoods over the next few weeks, officials said.

Seven Orlando neighborhood centers will host one-day vaccine sites, offering both the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

Residents age 18 and up are eligible to receive either brand vaccine, and those ages 12-17 can receive the Pfizer vaccine with guardian consent. No pre-registration is required at these vaccine sites, according to health officials.

Learn more about the mobile vaccine sites at neighborhood centers by visiting orlando.gov/mobilevaccines.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *