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Governor Walz: Minnesota set to distribute vaccines for children 5-11

The age group will need two doses and will have to wait three weeks after the first does for maximum protection. The age group will need two doses and will have to wait three weeks after the first does for maximum protection. |  Photo: ABC FILE

Kenny Johnson
Updated: November 03, 2021 12:21 PM
Created: November 03, 2021 12:19 PM

Wednesday Morning Governor Walz stated that Minnesotan providers will begin administering vaccinations to kids ages 5-11.
The state says providers have ordered as many doses as possible from the federal government which will be distributed to facilities this week.

The age group will need two doses just like adults and will have to wait three weeks after the first does for maximum protection. The state reminds the public that kids are not immune from severe COVID-19 effects and the illness can become severely dangerous if they have underlying conditions.

The Governor’s Office says to check to see if vaccination clinics will be offered at your child’s school, check with your child’s pediatrician to see if their facility will offer the vaccine, or they also have a website that will help you find a clinic near you. Which you can check out here.
 

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