According to a release from Panhandle Public Health District, it is now recommended that children and adolescents ages 6 months and older get a COVID vaccine.
The release goes on to say that medical and public health experts, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, recommend that children and adolescents age 6 months and older get a COVID vaccine to help protect them from contracting and spreading the virus.
If you have questions about how to protect your children from COVID, about the vaccines, or about myocarditis, speak to your health care provider or pediatrician.
COVID vaccine is widely available across the Panhandle for individuals age 6 months and over, there are no out-of-pocket expenses.
Vaccines are currently available at these northern Panhandle locations, Wal-Mart, Safeway and Western Community Health Resources in Chadron and at the Gordon Rural Health Clinic in Gordon.