Union Health: Registration for COVID-19 vaccines for 12 to 15-year-olds opens Thursday

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FILE – In this Jan. 22, 2021, file photo, empty vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are seen at a vaccination center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The Pfizer vaccine has now been authorized to be given to patients 12 to 15 years of age. A parent or guardian must be with the minor at the time of vaccination.

The two Pfizer vaccine doses will be scheduled three weeks apart, the same as it is for adults. Registration on ourshot.in.gov will be available beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, according to Union Health

Union Health’s new COVID-19 Clinic is located on the first floor in the Professional Office Building (Building # 5) – Suite #107. Pfizer vaccines will be administered from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday by appointment only. Register for your appointment at ourshot.in.gov.

The Landsbaum Health Clinic gave its 40,000 dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday. That site has been open since December 18, 2020. It is now only open for those receiving their second dose of the Pfizer vaccine and will close on Friday, May 21.

The COVID-19 Hotline remains in operation from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for anyone with questions concerning the virus. That number is 812-238-4871.

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