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COVID Vaccine Clinic
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Children's Vaccine Clinic

COVID Vaccine Clinic
Cass Cordoba, a Wexler-Grant kindergartner, watches the lava lamp held by his 7-year-old sister Kennedy as EMT Caroline Moretti with Griffin Health administers a COVID-19 shot at the Elm City Montessori School in New Haven. The kids and their grandmother, Janice Morton, were first in line for the vaccination and had arrived an hour early on Nov. 6, 2021. “I was thinking lines, and I was so eager for them to get their shots to protect them,” she said. “The children were so excited that it was opened for them.”  (Joe Amon / Connecticut Public)
COVID Vaccine Clinic
A line stretches the length of the building during a COVID vaccine clinic for children at Elm City Montessori School in New Haven. (Joe Amon / Connecticut Public)
COVID Vaccine Clinic
Griffin Health RN Amy Busch prepares doses of the Pfizer vaccine made specifically for children ages 5 to 11. Health workers administered more than 150 doses during the COVID vaccine clinic at Elm City Montessori School. The event, which was supposed to end at 4 p.m., was extended to 6 p.m. so that everyone in line could get a shot.  (Joe Amon / Connecticut Public)
COVID Vaccine Clinic
Natalie Walk, 6, hides under her sweater in the arms of her mother, Ellen Edens, as her 9-year-old twin brothers, Thomas and Felix, lean in to help with the Band-Aid. The fourth graders had already received their COVID-19 vaccines at the clinic for children at Elm City Montessori School. Thomas said he had been anxious about COVID. “I don’t want to get sick,” he said. “I’ll feel safer, and I couldn’t play with my friends.”  (Joe Amon / Connecticut Public)
COVID Vaccine Clinic
Pfizer’s shot for children ages 5 to 11 is one-third of the adult dose. More than 150 doses were administered during the COVID vaccine clinic for children at Elm City Montessori School. Magnet resource teacher David Weinreb said that getting vaccinated “is the most effective tool for safeguarding children’s individual health and keeping our classrooms healthy and in-person.“  (Joe Amon / Connecticut Public)
COVID Vaccine Clinic
Aniqule DeBoulet, 11, looks away as EMT Joe Mahoney with Griffin Health administers a COVID-19 shot during the vaccine clinic for children at Elm City Montessori School.  (Joe Amon / Connecticut Public)
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