TREMONT, In poor health. (WMBD) — Leaders from the Tazewell County Well being Division, vaccinating individuals at a drive-through clinic on Sunday at their constructing in Tremont.
The clinic, open to a wider age vary, together with children ages 12 to fifteen after the Pfizer vaccine obtained CDC approval.
Now, well being division workers stated they’re seeing extra younger individuals coming to get their first dose.
TCHD Administrator Amy Fox stated getting children and younger adults vaccinated is necessary as summer season approaches.
“We wish to make it possible for they’ll have as regular of a summer season as potential, that they’ll keep away from that quarantine and issues like that in the event that they’re uncovered, get to go to do issues, summer season camps, and again to group actions, and it provides them an awesome layer of safety,” stated Fox.
She stated the well being division is internet hosting one other drive-through vaccine clinic in June, and plans are within the works for different clinics too.