DETROIT – Mayor Mike Duggan held a news conference Friday morning to detail plans to vaccinate children for COVID-19 in Detroit following federal authorization.
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The Detroit mayor was joined by Dr. Nikolai Vitti, the superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District, to announce the city’s and the school district’s plans to vaccinate school-aged children.
This week, U.S. health officials have the final signoff for children between the ages of 5 and 11 years old to receive Pfizer’s COVID vaccine. Kids who get vaccinated will receive a smaller dose of the Pfizer vaccine than adults get.
The mayor is also provided an update on the city’s eviction assistance and prevention program during the news conference.
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