Submitted by Amy Thibault | CVS Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
CVS Health just announced that 1,700 CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide – including two (2) select locations in Washington, DC – are now accepting appointments for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 pediatric vaccine to children ages five to 11 years of age, with shots starting on Sunday, 11/7, upon receipt and confirmation of vaccine supply. Parental or legal guardian consent is required, and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Patients are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at cvs.com or through the CVS Pharmacy app to ensure availability. The CVS scheduling tool will only display appointments at CVS Pharmacy locations that have the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine once the patient’s age is provided.
CVS Health has administered approximately 43 million COVID-19 vaccines to date and has been administering the COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 12 years and older since authorized by the FDA and recommended for that age group by the CDC earlier this year.
Our national news release is attached. We are also making available a set of multimedia assets, including video interviews from Dr. Stephanie Whyte, a trained pediatrician and Senior Clinical Solutions Medical Director for CVS Health, b-roll and still photography demonstrating in-store pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations.
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