Kansas City COVID Vaxx Push For Youngsters Underway

Have to be honest . . . We're not exactly sure how we feel about this one. Thankfully, TKC has never "slipped one past the goalie" so the vaxx for young students isn't a pressing concern in this basement blog HQ.

However, there's no denying it's an important issue and trend that deserves consideration.

Here are some of the more important TKC news links on the topic . . .

Children's Mercy Hospital kicks off COVID-19 vaccine clinic for hundreds of Kansas City-area kids

Young children in Kansas City lined up this weekend to be one of the first to get their dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Children's Mercy Hospital held a vaccine clinic for children between the ages of 5-11. The 600 available slots for the clinic at its Overland Park location rapidly filled up in less than two hours after it opened.

Children's Mercy Hospital hosts vaccine clinic after 5-11 year olds get approved for vaccine

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Since the CDC approved Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for 5-11 year-olds, parents have been scrambling to book appointments for the shot. When Children's Mercy Hospital announced it would offer the shot at its vaccine clinic on Saturday November 6 th, the appointments booked up quickly.

Children's Mercy vaccinates 600 kids at first vaccination clinic after CDC's new recommendation

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Children's Mercy Hospital hosted its first vaccination clinic for anyone between the ages of five to 22 at its Overland Park location Saturday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended this week to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine for those between five and 11 years old.

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