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Memorial to host pediatric COVID vaccine clinics


Tue, Nov 16th 2021 04:40 pm

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center will provide two pediatric COVID-19 vaccination clinics this week.

The Niagara Falls Housing Authority will host a vaccination clinic from 1-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at the Doris W. Jones Family Resource Building (3001 9th St., Niagara Falls) while the Niagara Falls City School District will host a clinic from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Harry F. Abate Elementary (1625 Lockport St., Niagara Falls).

At this time, Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination shots will be available for children aged 5-11, as well as booster vaccines for individuals who have received the Pfizer BioNTech or Moderna vaccine at least six months ago, and for individuals who received a Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two months ago.

Walk-ins are welcome, but preregistration is encouraged by visiting tinyurl.com/NFMMC-COVID-19-Booster or calling 716-278-4030.

A press release noted, “Memorial is proud to partner with the Niagara County Department of Health, who provided the vaccine for these clinics, and the Niagara Falls Health Equity Task Force. The Niagara Falls Health Equity Task Force, a group consisting of more than 20 nonprofit leaders, works to promote care accessibility and health equity.”

Transportation is available on both clinic dates by calling the Niagara Falls Health Equity Task Force at 716-263-5770. Eligibility guidelines for COVID vaccination is available at www.nfmmc.org/vaccine.

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