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INDIANAPOLIS — A COVID-19 vaccination clinic for kids ages five to 11, hosted by the Marion County Public Health Department, is opening Thursday.

The clinic will be held at 3685 Commercial Drive.

Parents are advised to make an appointment at Appointments are recommended but not required.

“I am encouraged by the number of parents who are ensuring their children receive the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they are able,” said Virginia Caine, M.D., Director and Chief Medical Officer of MCPHD. “With the holidays around the corner, we are committed to delivering the lifesaving protection of the vaccine to even more children at this dedicated clinic.”

The clinic will be opening on the following dates from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.:

  • Thursday, November 11
  • Monday, November 15
  • Wednesday, November 17
  • Thursday, November 18
  • Monday, November 22
  • Monday, November 29
  • Wednesday, December 1
  • Thursday, December 2

The clinic will offer the Pfizer vaccine only at the pediatric dose, so the vaccine will not be available for those ages 12 and older.

Parental or guardian consent is required for a minor to receive the vaccine.

Those with questions or concerns about the vaccine can call the Health Department COVID-19 hotline at 317-221-5500 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.