WATCH: UAB now offering COVID-19 vaccine to children 12-15 years old

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — University of Alabama Birmingham started to vaccine children over the age of 12 on Thursday.

Dr. Sarah Nafziger, M.D., vice president of UAB Hospital Clinical Services hosted a media Q&A on Thursday at the Hoover Met vaccination site.

All four of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s community vaccination sites are now open to administer vaccines to ages 12 and up after the Center for Disease Control and Prevention signed off Wednesday for children ages 12-15 to begin receiving the Pfizer vaccine. 

In addition to opening up vaccinations for ages 12 and up on Thursday, Nafziger discussed the future of UAB’s vaccination sites and announce upcoming changes.

The full conference will be available in the video player above shortly.

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