SLCo Health Department to host community vaccine clinics open to ages 5 and up

Brendan Goldsborough, 12, sits as nurse Kathy Farrar injects vaccine into his arm at Mercy's COVID Vaccine Clinics in Kirkwood, Mo., on May 13. An FDA committee has recommended that children 5-11 should receive the Pfizer vaccine. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah, Nov. 4, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) — The Salt Lake County Health Department will be hosting several free community vaccination clinics at locations throughout Granite School District this month following the recent approval of COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 5-11.

“We are very pleased to host these clinics in conjunction with the health department, and we hope our families take advantage of this opportunity,” said Granite superintendent Rich Nye.

Vaccines will be available at the clinics to all eligible individuals aged 5 and up. Minors receiving vaccines will be required to have parental consent. No appointments are necessary.

For the full list of vaccine clinics, visit Granite School District’s COVID information page.

To read more about Utah Department of Health’s plan for the vaccine rollout for kids, click here.

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