Williamson County begins offering COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5-11; will move operations Nov. 15

The Food & Drug Administration approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use for children ages 5-11 in late October. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
The Food & Drug Administration approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use for children ages 5-11 in late October. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The Food & Drug Administration approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use for children ages 5-11 in late October. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Officials with the Williamson County Health Department announced it has begun offering COVID-19 vaccines to children ages 5-11 following approval from the Food & Drug Administration.

The Pfizer vaccine will be given in a lower dose, three weeks apart, according to the FDA.


While the county will continue to offer vaccines and COVID-19 testing, the WCHD also announced it will move its COVID-19 operations from the Williamson County Ag Expo Center to the department's Franklin clinic, located at 1324 W. Main St., Franklin, as of Nov. 15.

Vaccinations will be available Monday-Friday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. by appointment only, and COVID-19 tests will be available Monday-Friday from 1-3 p.m.

Vaccine providers an information can be found at http://vaccinate.tn.gov and www.vaccines.gov.


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