THD Begins Covid-19 Vaccines to Ages 12-15
The Tulsa Health Department has begun administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children age 12-15. The announcement follows the recommendations by the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices authorizing the use of the vaccine for this age group.
“We welcome the opportunity to expand the protection offered by the COVID-19 vaccine to more community members,” said THD Executive Director Dr. Bruce Dart. “The Tulsa Health Department and local health care providers have administered more than 417,595 doses in Tulsa County.”
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine will be available on an appointment basis at the following Tulsa Health Department locations. To make an appointment, visit vaccinate918.com. Masks are required to be worn and clients will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms upon arrival. Those 17 and under must have parent or guardian present for consent to receive the vaccine.
• James O. Goodwin Health Center | 5051 S. 129 E. Ave., Tulsa, OK
• Central Regional Health Center | 315 S. Utica, Tulsa, OK
• North Regional Health and Wellness Center | 5635 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tulsa OK
• Sand Springs Health Center | 306 E. Broadway, Sand Springs, OK
Parents can also walk-in with their adolescents at the Community Vaccination Center (CVC) at the Tulsa Community College Northeast Campus, 3727 E. Apache St. The Community Vaccination Center is available with no appointment with convenient hours from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. More information regarding vaccine clinic locations in Tulsa County can be found at vaccinate918.com. Appointments can be scheduled online. Call 918-582-9355 to speak to a public health professional. For more information, visit tulsa-health.org/COVID19.