Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine authorized for ages 12-15

WATERTOWN, NY ~ The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine use in adolescents ages 12 through 15. In New York State, individuals 12 years of age and older are eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

The Jefferson County Public Health Service (JCPHS) is hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Thousands Islands Middle School today, May 13, 3:00pm – 6:30pm. This clinic is now open to individuals 12 years of age and older. A parent must be present at their child’s appointment to provide consent of vaccination. All Pfizer vaccine is by appointment only, and must be scheduled at

Walk-ins at today’s clinic may ONLY receive Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine – as supply allows. With eligibility expansion, JCPHS recognizes the increased need for Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinics. Beginning May 26, JCPHS will be holding Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination clinics every Wednesday at its
facility at 531 Meade Street Watertown, NY 13601. JCPHS is also coordinating other clinics throughout the community with our partners. Please monitor for updates.