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Most pharmacies in the US can't give your infant or toddler a COVID shot. Here's why

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Most pharmacies in the US can't give your infant or toddler a COVID shot. Here's why

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This is a news story from USA Today by Adrianna Rodriguez. Most US pharmacies don't allow their technicians to administer the vaccine to children under five. The age in which the vaccines can be ministered to younger kids varies, with most putting a minimum of five or above. A lot of the reason administering vaccines has been restricted, according to the article, is because not enough pharmacists are trained to give shots to children that young. The overall target is smaller, and the needle even shorter, in addition to needing to calm and anxious child. This makes people hesitant to give young kids the COVID vaccine. It is recommended that if you cannot find a pharmacy that will give the shot to very young kids that you ask your pediatrician for a one-on-one appointment for the vaccine.

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USA Today

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06/23/2022
08/02/2022

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06/24/2022

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06/23/2022

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