Bothwell to administer Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to infants and children
Following federal guidance and a physician 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 am to 4 pm Fridays at 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.