Posted: Thursday, September 23, 2021. 10:26 am CST.
By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The vaccination of persons 12-17 with Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines continues in the Belize District said the Ministry of Health and Wellness.
In Belize City, vaccinations are ongoing daily from Monday to Friday at the SJC Gym from 8:30 to 2 p.m. and at the Swift Hall from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Additionally, here’s the schedule for other vaccinations sites.
Thursday, September 23, 2021
King’s College, Old Northern Highway: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Ambergris Caye Elementary School, San Pedro: 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.
New Horizon SDA, San Pedro: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Island Academy, San Pedro: 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
San Pedro High School, San Pedro: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Ministry of Health and Wellness said it encourages all parents and legal guardians to have their children vaccinated.
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 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 are also welcome to take the vaccine.
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