COVID-19 Vaccination Shots Now Available for Children Ages 5-11 in Santa Clara County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 3, 2021
 

Vaccines for children ages 5-11 will provide increased COVID-19 protection for individuals, schools, and the region

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Calif. – The County of Santa Clara is now providing COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 following the November 2 approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The County has been prepared to administer vaccinations as soon as the federal government provided authorization. The first vaccinations in the County for the 5-11 age group began taking place Wednesday morning. Currently, the Pfizer vaccine is the only option for this newly approved age group, which numbers just over 167,000 members of our community. All children ages 5-11 who sign up for an appointment are eligible.
 

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