Hoosiers Age 12 and Older Can Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine Starting Thursday
Thursday, May 13, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana Department of Health announced Hoosiers age 12 and older can begin receiving a free COVID-19 vaccine at 8 a.m. Thursday.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended the use of the Pfizer vaccine for this new age group on Wednesday following the FDA’s expansion of the vaccine’s Emergency Use Authorization. The Pfizer vaccine is the only one of the three COVID-19 vaccines that is currently approved for use in individuals younger than age 18.
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