Marion County well being officers set Saturday vaccination clinics – WISH-TV | Indianapolis Information | Indiana Climate


INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A particular pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic for ages 12-17 plus two extra inoculation occasions will occur Saturday, the Marion County Public Well being Division mentioned in a Thursday information launch.

Clinic for kids ages 12-17

The clinic will supply the Pfizer vaccine from 9 a.m.-Three p.m. Saturday at Arsenal Technical Excessive Faculty, 1500 E. Michigan St. Stroll-ins are welcome. The clinic is for ages 12-17, however relations older than 17 also can get vaccinated on the similar time, and walk-ins are welcome. Parental or guardian consent is required for a kid ages 12-17 to be administered the vaccine. On the time of signing consent for the primary vaccine dose, mother and father and guardians could have the prospect to call alternate caregivers who could chaperone the kid or teen for the second dose; these caregivers have to be 18 or older.

Members should enter by means of West Gymnasium Door Three off Oriental Road.

Added clinics on Saturday

  • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at a warehouse at 9503 E. 33rd St. The clinic will supply the Moderna and single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines for Marion County 18 and older. Stroll-ins are welcome.
  • 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lafayette Place Procuring Middle at 3685 Industrial Drive. The clinic for all ages will supply the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Parental or guardian consent is required for a kid ages 12-17 to be administered the Pfizer vaccine. On the time of signing consent for the primary vaccine dose, mother and father and guardians could have the prospect to call alternate caregivers who could chaperone the kid or teen for the second dose; these caregivers have to be 18 or older. Stroll-ins are welcome.

Assertion

“We’re monitoring the Delta variant of COVID-19 abroad and are involved with the excessive fee of unfold, notably amongst 12–20-year-olds, a inhabitants that’s lagging in vaccinations in Marion County. Mother and father and guardians: now could be the time to guard your youngsters from COVID-19 and the potential unfold of this extra contagious variant pressure within the U.S. by making certain they obtain each doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.”

Dr. Virginia Caine, director of Marion County Public Well being Division and chief medical officer

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