Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 847 November 8, 2021, 5 p.m. (ChST)

Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 847 November 8, 2021, 5 p.m. (ChST)

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Joint Information Center - JIC Release No. 847

November 8, 2021, 5 p.m. (ChST)

 

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive; Vaccinations for Children Ages 5-11 to Begin Tuesday 


The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) received the much-anticipated shipment of 7,500 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 pediatric vaccines. DPHSS continues to collaborate with key stakeholders, such as the Guam Department of Education (GDOE), Catholic, charter and private schools to plan for and schedule school-based immunization of the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine. DPHSS continues to communicate with enrolled providers to plan for expansion of vaccinations to pediatric populations.

 

Vaccinations for Children Ages 5-11 Begin Tuesday

COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11 will be made available beginning Tuesday, November 9, 2021. DPHSS will be conducting pediatric COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Northern Region Community Health Center (NRCHC) and at the Southern Region Community Health Center (SRCHC) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The November 9 Pediatric Vaccination Clinic will only be available to those ages 5 to 11 years.


For the NRCHC and SRCHC Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics, parents and guardians are encouraged to schedule appointments for their children via Eventbrite at tinyurl.com/CovidStopsWithMe. Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines will be available on a first-come, first-served basis and while supplies last. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will be prioritized. 


The Guam National Guard will also conduct pediatric COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the University of Guam Field House on Tuesday, November 9 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday November 10, from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. These Pediatric Vaccination Clinics will only be available to those ages 5 to 11 years. Regular COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics on both days will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to those 12 years of age and older. To schedule an appointment, visit tinyurl.com/vaxguam.

 

Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and provide government-issued identification to validate age. Minor’s birth certificate is acceptable. Parent/legal guardian must have a government-issued ID. Guardians must also present legal guardianship or power-of-attorney documentation. 


Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines will also be available at NRCHC and SRCHC along with vaccines for individuals ages 12 and older beginning Wednesday, November 10. 


FREE COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS 

Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson


Tuesday, November 9

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center, Dededo

*Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for 5-11 Year-olds

Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will expedite. *Only Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccines will be available to 5-11 year-olds.


Tuesday, November 9

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

DPHSS Southern Region Community Health Center, Inalåhan

*Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for 5-11 Year-olds

Register at tinyurl.com/covidstopswithme

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will expedite. *Only Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccines will be available to 5-11 year-olds.

Tuesday, November 9 

University of Guam Field House, Mangilao

Regular COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for 12 Year-olds+

8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

*Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for 5-11 Year-olds

3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

 

Register at tinyurl.com/vaxguam 

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will expedite. *Only Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccines will be available to 5-11 year-olds.

Wednesday, November 10

University of Guam Field House, Mangilao

Regular COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for 12 Year-olds+

8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

*Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for 5-11 Year-olds

2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

 

Register at tinyurl.com/vaxguam

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will expedite. *Only Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccines will be available to 5-11 year-olds. 

Every Monday: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Every Friday: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

DPHSS Northern Region Community Health Center, Dededo

Regular Vaccination for 12+ & *Pediatric Vaccination

Call (671) 635-4418/7400 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins welcome. *Only Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccines will be available to 5-11 year-olds.

Every Tuesday (starting November 16) and Wednesday:

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

DPHSS Southern Region Community Health Center, Inalåhan

Regular Vaccination for 12+ & *Pediatric Vaccination

Call (671) 828-7604/5/7518 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins welcome. *Only Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccines will be available to 5-11 year-olds.



 

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For the latest information on COVID-19, visit dphss.guam.gov or guamrecovery.com. For inquiries, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10. 

 

 


 
 


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