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Hoosiers aged 12 to 15 can sign up for COVID-19 vaccination Thursday

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Posted at 2:31 PM, May 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-12 15:32:10-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers 12 to 15-years-old can sign up to get their COVID-19 vaccination starting at 8 a.m. Thursday, state health officials announced Wednesday.

Indiana State Department of Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Lindsay Weaver said parents or guardians with children in the age group will be able to register for an appointment or go to a Pfizer vaccine site without an appointment.

To register a COVID-19 vaccination appointment in Indiana, visit ourshot.in.gov or call 211.

A Center for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel endorsed using Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in children as young as 12 on Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration gave emergency use authorization Monday to allow the vaccine in children as young as 12.

Indiana State Department of Health officials gave an update Wednesday on COVID-19 in the state.

You can watch the update below.