Tarrant County providing vaccinations for children ages 5-11
Published on November 04, 2021
Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 is now available from Tarrant County Public Health in addition to a City of Fort Worth drive-thru clinic, private pediatricians and pharmacies.
“The more than 204,000 5- to 11-year-olds in Tarrant County will now be able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and help reduce the spread across our community,” said Tarrant County Public Health Director Vinny Taneja. “The fastest and easiest way to get a vaccine will be through the family pediatrician or at the local pharmacy. Tarrant County Public Health will offer the vaccine at each of its clinics across the county for those who need it.”
Find a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Tarrant County.
COVID-19 vaccines are free to recipients, whether they are insured or uninsured.
The City of Fort Worth and the Fort Worth ISD are offering COVID vaccinations to children who are 5-11 years old at the Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center, 5201 C. A. Robertson Blvd. The site recently expanded hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays to provide parents with more options:
- Monday, Wednesday and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
The clinic is open to everyone and no health insurance information is required. No appointment is needed and you may stay in your car the entire time. Younger patients may have to temporarily exit the vehicle with a parent or guardian to receive the dose.
To learn more, call 817-392-8478 or email the hotline.
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