COVID shots begin for infants, preschoolers
The nation’s infants, toddlers and preschoolers are finally getting their chance at COVID-19 vaccination as the U.S. rolls out shots for tots this week. (AP video/Ted Shaffrey)
The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District has begun offering the COVID-19 vaccine for eligible children 6 months through 4 years of age for Pfizer and for 6 months through 5 years of age for Moderna.
Vaccines and booster shots are also available for eligible people in the general population. The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District will have COVID-19 vaccine clinics 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are welcome or residents can visit the City of Wichita Falls website to register online or call 940-761-6841.
The Health District has seen an increase in both cases and hospitalizations over the past two weeks, according to a news release from the city.
“We encourage everyone to ensure you and your family are fully vaccinated and stay home if you are feeling ill,” the release said.