Source All sites in the county are now taking walk-ins, though people can still make appointments at CCHealth.org or by calling the vaccination help center at 833-829-2626.
Contra Costa County will also open 18 new school-based clinics, with details to be announced soon. The first clinic will open by May 18 and be available to the entire community at local middle and high school sites for eight weeks. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration just approved the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 12 to 15. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is meeting this week to formally sign off on recommendations. Farnitano said the county could open vaccines to that age group at all county sites by Thursday or Friday.
“Mom and Dad, don’t put it off,” Farnitano said. “Every day counts.” “The bad news is that, if you’re not vaccinated, COVID is becoming more dangerous and more deadly as time goes on,” Farnitano said. “And children are still at risk.”
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