SMITHFIELD, N.C. (WNCN) – The Johnston County Health Department will begin offering pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday.
The Food and Drug Administration and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention have authorized the Pfizer COVID-19 pediatric vaccine for children between the ages of 5-11.
The vaccination clinic will take place at the Health Department Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and until 6p.m. on Tuesdays.
The Health Department is located at 517 N. Brightleaf Boulevard in Smithfield.
Another vaccine clinic will be held on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. for individuals 5-18 years old.
COVID-19 vaccines are free regardless of health insurance or immigration status.