Scotiabank Arena to host mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic for young kids Dec. 12-15
Scotiabank Arena on the Halifax waterfront will host a three-pronged coronavirus (COVID-19) mass vaccination clinic on Saturday, December 12, and Sunday, December 13, as well as a follow-up clinic on Saturday, December 19, from 9 a.m. to noon.
As reported by the Canadian Press, the clinics will be open to children between the ages of 18 months to 5 years old, who are under the care of their family physician.
Patients, who should not be in any distress, will be screened in their home environment and will receive their vaccines at the clinic.
Healthcare workers and volunteers will also be in attendance to offer instruction, answer questions and educate patients on the importance of getting the vaccines they need to stay healthy.
To date, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following vaccines have been recommended:
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Vaccination clinics are free of charge and patients are encouraged to bring their children to receive their vaccines.
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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (Kids’ H.A.) in conjunction with the Pediatric Hospital Association (PHA) of Georgia and HealthyChildren.org has opened a COVID-19 pediatric practice at the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at UAB Hospital. The location allows both children and their parents to receive care under the same roof.
A new, “baby friendly” practice in Atlanta has been opened for children ages 19 months to 5 years who have COVID-19. The clinic, located on the first floor of the hospital, is currently staffed by PHA’s Paediatric Practice Providers Group.
To date, no patients have been diagnosed