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Vaccines now available in West Michigan for kids 5 and under

Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are available at healthcare sites throughout West Michigan.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — COVID-19 vaccines are now available for kids 5 and under in West Michigan, which includes both the 3-shot Pfizer and 2-shot Moderna.

Spectrum Health's Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist Rosemary Olivero has advice for parents on which vaccine to consider for your child. 

"If you're a parent who's making decisions based on a child who has really severe needle phobia, and the decision to give a child two versus three doses, it may be a big deciding factor for you."

Here is what health care providers in West Michigan have available for COVID-19 vaccines for kids 5 and under:

SPECTRUM HEALTH

  • Pfizer vaccine - all pediatricians offices available now
  • Moderna - available next Tuesday at all urgent cares

TRINITY HEALTH

  • Placing order soon
  • Vaccines will be available at pediatrician offices

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN HEALTH WEST

  • Pfizer and Moderna vaccines available next week
  • Offering Pfizer and Moderna and will be administered at all UMHW family physician sites

KENT COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

OTTAWA COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • Pfizer and Moderna vaccines available June 22nd
  •  Please call 616.392.5266 and there is a phone tree that will prompt you. The clinic in Holland is at 12251 James Street. If demand is high they may start taking walk-ins

MUSKEGON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • Encouraging parents to get vaccinations through primary care provider or contact maskupmuskegon.org

    

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