Vaccine clinic for ages 5-11 slated for Saturday in Helena


A free COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held Saturday for children ages 5-11 at Bryant Elementary School in Helena. 

The clinic is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., 1520 Livingston Ave.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends Pfizer first and second doses for children ages 5-11.

This is a community effort for those families that choose to have their children vaccinated. Register at

According to Lewis and Clark Public Health officials, 1,000 appointments will be available. Children will receive the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine, and second-dose appointments will be automatically scheduled for three weeks later.

The clinic is open to all children from ages 5 to 11 regardless of where they attend school, and they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All caregivers and children must wear a mask at the indoor clinic, and they should expect to wait for up to 30 minutes after receiving the vaccine. 

People can also call the COVID-19 Hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 833-829-9219 for appointments or questions.

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Groups participating in this event include Lewis & Clark Public Health, St. Peter’s

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