Mercy Health Begins Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccines for Ages 12-15
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — In accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ohio Department of Health, Mercy Health – Youngstown is offering the Pfizer vaccine for Mahoning Valley residents age 12-15 within the Mahoning Valley.
Starting today, the health-care provider is scheduling appointments for this age group via Mercy Health MyChart, Mercy.com or by calling 866 624 0366, according to a press release.
All vaccinations will be given at the health system’s North Lima Medical Center, 9471 Market Street. A parent or legal guardian must be present for the vaccination to be administered.
“This is the next step as we get closer to emerging from the pandemic restrictions,” said Dr. James Kravec, chief clinical officer. “As we’ve seen young people contracting COVID-19, vaccinations remain a key factor in beating this virus and we are fortunate to have this opportunity to help vaccinate our community.”
Mercy Health is still offering Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for all adults at several locations throughout the Valley. Appointments can be made online at Mercy.com.
Source: Mercy Health – Youngstown
Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.