Montgomery County working to ensure enough COVID-19 vaccines for children
ROCKVILLE, Md. - Officials in Montgomery County are working to make sure there are enough COVID-19 vaccines for children between the ages of five and 11.
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FOX 5's Maureen Umeh says - so far - over 7,000 kids have already been vaccinated in the County.
The County's Department of Health is offering appointments at locations across the region including a dozen middle schools and clinics. Officials say appointments for five to 11 year olds are needed and clinics will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY BEGINS COVID-19 VACCINATIONS FOR CHILDREN AGES 5 TO 11
Umeh says County officials have requested an additional 20,000 doses of the vaccine.
Local health care providers with doses can be found here. You can make an appointment at a County-run clinic here.