Dad and mom specific aid as youngsters ages 5-11 begin getting vaccinated in Milwaukee | WUWM 89.7 FM

Children beneath 12 are beginning to get vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19, following CDC approval of the Pfizer vaccine for youngsters ages 5-11 earlier this week.

Dad and mom desperate to get their youngsters immunized crammed the ready room at Infinity Pharmacy on Milwaukee’s south aspect Thursday.

“It was a little bit hurtish nevertheless it was OK,” stated 7-year-old Jeremy.

“It hurted a little bit however I’m blissful I obtained this,” 5-year-old Sam held up a yellow rubber wristband that claims “COVID-19 vaccinated” – a reward for his bravery.

Emily Recordsdata

This household drove from the Madison space to Milwaukee’s Infinity Pharmacy to get 7-year-old Jeremy and 5-year-old Sam vaccinated.

Their mother, Sarah, says the boys have been studying from house. As soon as they’re absolutely vaccinated, she’ll really feel snug sending them to in-person college.

“It’s good to get them vaccinated as a result of it offers us a little bit extra freedom to get again to regular,” stated Sarah, who did not need to give her final identify.

She stated she drove all the best way from the Madison space for this appointment.

Infinity Pharmacy seems to be one of many first places within the Milwaukee space to open vaccine appointments for youngsters. Proprietor and pharmacist Marwa Bakr stated Wisconsin DHS gave the inexperienced gentle Wednesday round 10 a.m., and she or he began giving photographs a pair hours later.

“Yesterday we administered round 150 doses of the children’ vaccine,” Bakr stated. “As a result of we stayed till 9 [p.m.] so we had been in a position to assist quite a lot of households.”

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Marwa Bakr administers a COVID vaccination for 6-year-old Daniel Salinas.

Bakr stated it was most likely probably the most vaccinations she’s carried out in a single day. Households had been grateful — Bakr acquired an Edible Association from one in all them in the course of her 70 or so Thursday vaccination appointments.

Pedro Salinas, an ICU physician at St. Luke’s hospital in Milwaukee, was at Infinity Pharmacy together with his two youngsters Thursday.

“I’ve seen the devastating results of the pandemic,” Salinas stated. “And it brings us some reassurance if the children are vaccinated, even when they’re at low-risk in comparison with different teams. There’s nonetheless the danger of COVID. So this makes us really feel extra secure.”

Vaccine appointments can be extra extensively obtainable for youngsters within the subsequent few days. The Milwaukee Health Department is holding clinics at colleges beginning Monday and a few CVS places have appointments starting Sunday.

Milwaukee Well being Division Vaccination Clinic Schedule

Monday, November 8
Hartford College Faculty
2227 E. Hartford Avenue
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Townsend Public Faculty
3360 N. Sherman Boulevard
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday, November 9
Marshall Excessive Faculty
4141 N. sixty fourth Road
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

St. Margaret Mary
3950 N. 92nd Road
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 10
Brown Road Academy
2029 N. twentieth Road
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Ascension All Saints Household Well being Middle
2400 W. Villard Avenue
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Catholic East Holy Rosary
2038 N. Bartlett Avenue
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 11
Our Woman Queen of Peace
2733 W. Euclid Avenue
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Longfellow Public Faculty
1021 S. twenty first Road
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Friday, November 12
Barack Obama Excessive Faculty
5075 N. Sherman Boulevard
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Kilbourn Public Faculty
5354 N. 68th Road
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Monday, November 15
St. Roman
1810 W. Bolivar Avenue
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

St. Rafael
2251 S. thirty first Road
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 16
UWM Union
2200 E. Kenwood Boulevard
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Northwest Catholic
7140 N. forty first Road
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, November 17
St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
341 E. Norwich Avenue
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Ascension All Saints Household Well being Middle
2400 W. Villard Avenue
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Thursday, November 18
St. Charles Borromeo
3100 W. Parnell Avenue
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Victory K8 & Italian Immersion Faculty
2222 W. Henry Avenue
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Friday, November 19
Allen-Area Elementary
730 W. Lapham Boulevard
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Prince of Peace
1114 S. twenty fifth Road
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Monday, November 22
Bethune Academy
1535 N. thirty fifth Road
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

St. Catherine
2647 N. 51st Road
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 23
LaFollette Public Faculty
3239 N. ninth Road
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Benjamin Franklin Elementary
2308 W. Nash Road
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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