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Covid-19 updates: Parents, know how to get your teen a covid vaccine 05/20/2021

Published May 21, 2021

While people ages 12 and older can now get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, there are additional restrictions in place for youths, North State health officials warn.

Parental consent is required for anyone who is 17 years old or younger, Shasta County public health announced on Wednesday,

In most cases, "a parent or guardian should attend the vaccination appointment with their child," the report said, although in some cases written consent will suffice if the adult isn't able to attend.

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