WATCH: Children ages 5-11 now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Massachusetts

By Phoebe Chen
Boston University News Service

The CDC has cleared the pediatric vaccine for children ages five to eleven in Massachusetts.

Parents can now make appointments to vaccinate their children from COVID-19 with the pediatric vaccine, which is 1/3 of the adult dose and is given in two shots, three weeks apart.

Phoebe Chen spoke to a pharmacy representative who said immunization appointments are quickly booking up. To book an appointment at a pharmacy or local vaccination site, visit

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