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Pitt County Health Department offering COVID-19 vaccine for children

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The Pitt County Health Department said Tuesday that they're now offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11 by appointment only.  The vaccine for children is a two-dose vaccine and the second dose is given at least 21 days after the first dose. While Pfizer vaccines are not available for individuals 12 and over, the Health Department continues to offer the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to adults who need a first, second, third, or booster shot. Adults can make an appointment online at www.pittcountync.gov or by calling 252-902-2449.

Jared Brumbaugh is the Assistant General Manager for Public Radio East. An Eastern North Carolina native, Jared began his professional public radio career at Public Radio East while he was a student at Craven Community College earning his degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. During his 15+ years at Public Radio East, he has served as an award-winning journalist, producer, and on-air host. When not at the station, Jared enjoys hiking, traveling, and honing his culinary skills.