Posted: Monday, August 30, 2021. 1:33 pm CST.
Photo Credit: Ministry of Health & Wellness
By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Ministry of Health and Wellness said vaccination for children 12-17 continues this week at schools in the capital, Belmopan.
Vaccination with the Pfizer vaccine for all persons between the ages of 12 to 17 is according to the following schedule:
Monday, August 30
Baptist High School: 8:30am – 3:30pm
Tuesday, August 31
Cayo Christian Academy: 9am – 12 noon
Wednesday, September 1
Garden City Primary School: 8am – 3pm
Saint Michaels RC School: 8am – 3pm
St Ann’s Anglican School: 1pm – 3pm
Thursday, September 2
Our Lady of Guadalupe Primary School: 8:30am – 12 noon
United Evergreen Primary School: 8:30am – 12 noon
El Shaddai Seventh Day Adventist School: 1pm – 3pm
Friday, September 3
St Joseph RC School in Cotton Tree: 9am – 12 noon
Saint Jude RC School in Camalote: 1pm – 3pm
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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