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COVID-19 vaccinations for kids five and under available through DeKalb Board of Health

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COVID-19 vaccinations for kids five and under available through DeKalb Board of Health

FILE PHOTO: The DeKalb County Board of Health received 2,500 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and began vaccination of Board of Health frontline workers on Dec. 31, 2020 to be followed by long-term care facility residents and staff, and EMS personnel. Photo by Dean Hesse.
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Decatur, GA — The DeKalb County Board of Health has received its first doses of the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines for children ages five and younger.

The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is available for children ages six months to five years old, and the Pfizer vaccine is available for children ages six months to four years old, according to a press release.

All individuals six months and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination, and booster doses are recommended for those ages five and older.

The Board of Health began scheduling appointments for the five-and-under age group as of June 29. Appointments can be scheduled online or by visiting one of the Board of Health’s four regional health centers.

Here is a list of the centers:

– Clifton Springs Health Center, 3110 Clifton Springs Road in Decatur

– East DeKalb Health Center, 2277 S. Stone Mountain-Lithonia Road in Stonecrest

– North DeKalb Health Center, 3807 Clairmont Road NE in Chamblee

– T.O. Vinson Health Center, 440 Winn Way in Decatur

The health centers are open Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Although the North DeKalb Health Center is closed on Thursdays and Fridays.

To schedule an appointment, click here.

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