The CDC officially recommended the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged five to 11 Tuesday. Now the question parents have is, where to get it?

DuPage County Health Department

The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) said in a release it would offer the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine at multiple DCHD Public Health Center locations starting the week of November 15.

But parents can reach out to their child’s pediatrician or healthcare provider, local retail pharmacies and their child’s school to see if they may have vaccine availability sooner. DCHD says it partnered with the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, as well as the Illinois Academy of Family Physicians, to encourage all DuPage County pediatricians and family medicine providers to provide the vaccine for kids.

Parents can also register with DCHD Vaccine Registration and Scheduling, to receive information via email about scheduling an appointment as soon as they are available. They can also visit to find a local provider.

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