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Laurel Health Hosts Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Nov. to Dec.

 

By Kristy Warren

 

Everyone age five and up is currently eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The Laurel Health Centers and Laurel Pediatrics are hosting a series of free COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children throughout November and December in Tioga and Bradford Counties. The vaccine is safeeffective, and no cost to attendees. 

 

These clinics are specifically for patients aged 5 – 11, who will receive the pediatric Pfizer vaccine. Parents and guardians must call ahead to make an appointment at the location of their choice.

 

Wellsboro Laurel Health Center, 7 Water St., Wellsboro, 570-724-1010:


• Nov. 17 – 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
• Nov. 26 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
• Dec. 03 – 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
• Dec. 08 – 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
• Dec. 10 – 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
• Dec. 15 – 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
• Dec. 22 – 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

 

Laurel Pediatrics, 1 B Main St., Wellsboro, 570-724-7100:


• Nov. 17 – 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
• Dec. 01 – 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
• Dec. 08 – 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
• Dec. 15 – 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

 

Elkland Laurel Health Center103 Forestview Dr., Elkland, 814-258-5117


• Nov. 17 – 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

 

Troy Laurel Health Center45 Mud Creek Rd., Troy, 570-297-3746


• Nov. 18 – 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

 

Mansfield Laurel Health Center416 S Main St., Mansfield, 570-662-2002


• Nov. 22 – 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 

Can’t attend one of these pediatric vaccine clinic dates? Parents can call the Laurel Health office of their choice anytime to make an appointment for their child at their convenience.

 

Laurel Health is now offering all three Coronavirus COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna, and Janssen) at their locations throughout Tioga and Bradford Counties, including pediatric Pfizer vaccine for those aged 5 – 11, the Pfizer vaccine dosage approved for those aged 12 – 17, and Pfizer, Moderna, or Janssen vaccine to everyone 18 and up.

 

Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is the key to truly getting life back to normal. The vaccine teaches the body how to recognize, prepare for, and fight the virus more effectively, nearly eliminating the recipient’s risk of developing serious illness, chronic long-haul symptoms, hospitalization, or death. The vaccines also confer longer-term protection without the serious risks associated with contracting COVID-19. Once enough of the community is vaccinated, it becomes much more difficult for the virus to spread widely, develop new mutated strains, and harm loved ones. What’s more, the vaccine protects the recipient and those around them.  

 

To schedule your child's COVID-19 vaccine, call the Laurel Health Center of your choice (listed above) or Laurel Pediatrics at 570-724-7100For a full list of LHC locations and numbers, click here. To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccines and how they work, click here visit to visit our COVID-19 resources and education page

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