County Executive McMahon Announces Expanded Upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics for Ages 5-11

An additional 240 appointments are now available over four days

Syracuse, N.Y. – Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon today announced that the Onondaga County Health Department will be further expanding four COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children ages 5 – 11 in response to community demand. The clinics for children ages 5 – 11 will be held at the Civic Center on November 12th, 15th, 19th, and 22nd from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM by appointment only. Registration can be found here: https://covid19.ongov.net/vaccine/pediatric-vaccine-screening-form/

All residents who are eligible and have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine are urged to make an appointment at one of the many clinics and pharmacies listed on the convenient online Vaccine Finder tool at https://www.vaccines.gov/search/. Parents who wish to have their 5- to 11-year-old vaccinated can also call their child’s primary care provider or their school district for information about vaccine availability for that age group.

For more information about the COVID-19 vaccine for children and teens, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/children-teens.html