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Vaccine for children 5-11 now available in Malheur County, clinics scheduled

Pfizer vaccine for children 5 to 11 is available from the Malheur County Health Department on Wednesday, Nov. 10, and on Saturday, Nov. 20. (The Enterprise/File).

The Malheur County Health Department has announced a series of vaccine clinics into December.

The agency also announced that vaccines for children 5 and older are available from the county agency on Wednesday, Nov. 10, and on Saturday, Nov. 20. Federal authorities approved the Pfizer vaccine last week for children.

For adults, all three brands of vaccine will be available – Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson. Third shots and boosters will be available. There is no charge.

The department is providing vaccines at its office from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. each Wednesday on Nov. 10 and Nov. 17 and Dec. 1, Dec. 9, Dec. 15 . . .