Bothwell To Administer Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine To Infants, Children
Following federal guidance and an order from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bothwell Regional Health Center has available the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for the prevention of Covid-19 for infants and children aged 6 months to 4 years.
For this age group, the vaccine is administered intramuscularly as a series of three doses. Doses 1 and 2 are separated by 21 days, and doses 2 and 3 are separated by eight weeks.
Vaccines for this age group are offered by appointment from 8 am to 5 pm Thursdays at Bothwell TLC Pediatrics by calling (660) 829-5852 or from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays at COVID-19 Bothwell Health Center-Truman Lake by calling (660) 438-6800. Both clinics also offer the pediatric vaccine for children aged 5 to 11.
Bothwell currently administers only the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. All Covid-19 vaccine, testing and treatment information provided by Bothwell can be found online at brhc.org/covid-19.