Posted: Tuesday, August 24, 2021. 3:30 pm CST.
By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Ministry of Health and Wellness said vaccination is ongoing this week in San Ignacio and Benque Viejo del Carmen for children ages 12-17.
Regular vaccination for all persons 18 and above is being conducted at the People’s Stadium every day up to Friday, August 27, from 9 am to 2 pm.
Vaccination with the Pfizer vaccines for all persons between the ages of 12 to 17 is according to the following schedule:
Wednesday & Thursday, August 25 & 26
Sacred Heart College, San Ignacio: 8:30am – 2pm
Friday, August 27
Mount Carmel High School, Benque Viejo del Carmen: 8:30am – 2pm
Children 12-17 are being vaccinated with Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines this week says the
As it rolls out the vaccination for younger people, the Ministry of Health and Wellness said it encourages all parents and legal guardians to have their children vaccinated.
The Pfizer vaccine has now been given full approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration.
The Ministry says the Pfizer vaccine is given in two doses, 21 days apart.
A signed consent from parents or guardians is required for the children to be administered the vaccine.
The children are required to present a valid ID, preferably a Social Security Board card.
The Ministry also said that the children should have breakfast or lunch and they should also be well hydrated before getting the vaccine.
Additionally, the Ministry of Health also said the vaccine is for all children 12-17, so those who are not in school can show up at the vaccination centers to get their vaccines.
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