NORWALK COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER TO HOLD
PUBLIC COVID19 VACCINE CLINICS
FOR CHILDREN AGES 5 -11
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 20, 2021
Norwalk Community Health Center, Inc. (NCHC)
120 Connecticut Ave., Norwalk, CT 06854
Saturday, November 20, 2021 | 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
WHAT : COVID19 VACCINE CLINIC for 5–11-year-old children
On Saturday November 20, 2021, Norwalk Community Health Center [NCHC, www.norwalkchc.org ] will hold one-day COVID-19 vaccination clinics specifically for pediatric patients ages 5 – 11 years. The goal is to vaccinate children 5-11 years of age Multiple stations inside the health center will be set up to administer the first of two Pfizer doses. The COVID19 vaccine clinic for 5–11-year-olds will run from 8:30am to 1:00 pm on the 20th of November. Parents should go to https://www.norwalkchc.org/request-a-covid-vaccine-appointment to request a time slot and register.
In addition to the in-house vaccination clinics and patient-only vaccine clinic, Norwalk Community Health Center’s vaccination team has been taking its COVID19 vaccination team into the community. Utilizing the health center’s Medical Mobile Unit, special COVID19 pediatric vaccination clinics will continue to be partner with community and church groups, private and public agencies to bring the vaccine into neighborhoods and schools and wherever it is needed.
WHO Each Saturday clinic expects to immunize a minimum of 120 children ages 5 -11.
WHY The goal is to address health equity by making the COVID-19 vaccine more easily available to the children of parents whose work schedules, transportation issues, or lack of childcare for example can be barriers to care.
See what Norwalk Community Center’s Pediatrics Director, Jill Goldberg and Chief Medical Officer, Djana Harp are telling parents of 5 – 11 year olds.
ABOUT Norwalk Community Health Center [NCHC, www.norwalkchc.org ] is an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit healthcare organization and Federally Qualified Health Center. Since 1999, NCHC has been committed to removing barriers to care, to meet the health care needs of everyone in our community who needs our services, regardless of ability to pay. 11,000 unduplicated patients entrust their adult medicine, pediatric, women’s health, adult and pediatric dental, and behavioral healthcare and well-being to Norwalk Community Health Center. In addition to its flagship 120 Connecticut Avenue location, it provides pediatric, women’s health, adult medicine, and behavioral healthcare at its satellite location at the Smilow Life Center at 55 Chestnut St. in South Norwalk and sends its Medical Mobile Unit into the community to bring access to quality care to under-served neighborhoods and most vulnerable residents. www.norwalkchc.org