Approved COVID vaccine age group extends to more youth

(Jefferson County) The COVID vaccine is now approved for all children ages 6 months and older, but some parents may have questions about whether they should have their young child vaccinated.

Dr. Joshua boldt is a pediatrician with Kids Biz Pediatrics and is the chairman of the pharmacy and therapeutics committee at Mercy Hospital Jefferson.

He goes over who is now eligible to receive the vaccine and who should receive it.

Dr. Boldt says they receive a lot of questions from parents regarding the vaccine.

For parents that have further questions regarding the COVID vaccine and safety concerns visit Mercy.net.