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Children’s Mercy offering vaccine clinics for ages 6 months to 4 years old. Here’s how to sign up.

FILE — Kansas City-area families can get their young children vaccinated against the...
FILE — Kansas City-area families can get their young children vaccinated against the coronavirus starting this coming weekend.(Arizona's Family)
Published: Jun. 21, 2022 at 8:12 AM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - U.S. regulators on Friday authorized the first COVID-19 shots for infants and preschoolers.

Kansas City-area families can get their young children vaccinated against the coronavirus starting this coming weekend.

Children’s Mercy hospital will hold vaccine clinic dates for:

The vaccines to be administered are only for those aged 6 months through 4 years old. The hospital also stated the vaccine would be the Pfizer vaccine, and a second and third dose would be needed.

Appointments are needed for all clinics, and walk-ins will not be accepted. To schedule an appointment:

Families coming for the vaccine will be expected to follow COVID-19 safety protocols, including masking and social distancing.

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