12+ Up Can Be part of Denton County COVID-19 Vaccine Waitlist
Could 12, 2021 – Denton County Public Well being’s (DCPH) Vaccine Curiosity Portal waitlist is now up to date to permit all people ages twelve and above to join a COVID-19 vaccine at DCPH’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics. Appointments can be out there for self-scheduling of people 12 and older first on the DCPH waitlist on Friday at Texas Motor Speedway. Extra appointment occasions and places can be added within the following days.
“This thrilling announcement is another step in the appropriate path. We instantly labored to open our Vaccine Curiosity Portal to now settle for these ages 12-15 and can make appointments out there for fogeys and guardians to pick out from,” Denton County Choose Andy Eads mentioned. “We proceed to work to make sure eligible people have entry to receive COVID-19 vaccinations as all of us work collectively on a path to ending this pandemic.”
The FDA has approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to be used in people 12 and older, however, at the moment, each Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are solely approved for people 18 and older. Eligible people are inspired to affix DCPH’s Vaccine Curiosity Portal waitlist in addition to test with their main care suppliers, pediatricians, and/or pharmacies, as vaccines are currently available at multiple providers and pharmacies all through Denton County.
Youngsters 12-17 Should Be Accompanied By A Guardian/Guardian
Dad and mom and/or guardians should accompany minors 12-17 years previous to DCPH vaccination clinics. DCPH emails weekly updates on Friday afternoons to these on the DCPH waitlist who’ve but to be invited to a primary dose appointment.
For native COVID-19 vaccine info or to affix DCPH’s Vaccine Curiosity Portal Waitlist, go to dentoncounty.gov/COVID19vaccine. To find suppliers and pharmacies inside Denton County with COVID-19 vaccines out there, go to vaccines.gov/search
For questions or issues, DCPH’s COVID-19 call center may be reached in English and Spanish at 940-349-2585, Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5 PM