Sask. government preparing to roll out COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 6 months to 5 years next week – CBC

Parents say they are relieved that their younger children will be protected

Jul 14, 2022

Health Canada has approved the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for children aged six months to five years. On Thursday morning, the Government of Saskatchewan announced it is working to roll out those vaccines shortly.

The vaccines will be administered in doses one-quarter the size of that approved for adults.

The province says it is placing its order for the jabs now. It anticipates that a supply will be available in the province during the week of July 18.

The government says it will announce details of how it will deliver these vaccines throughout the province before the doses arrive.

Kyle Fisher, a father of two in Saskatoon, has only been a parent during pandemic times. His two-and-a-half-year-old son was born right before COVID-19 hit Saskatchewan in March 2020 and his infant is just four months old.

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