Pediatric vaccine clinic to be held Monday

St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University Physicians will host a pediatric vaccine clinic on Monday, Jan. 17 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Children’s Specialty Care Center – South County. The clinic will offer first, second, third and booster doses for Missouri and Illinois residents. Appointments are required for children ages 5-11. A limited number of walk-in slots for ages 12-17 will be available. Patients under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Parents/guardians can make an appointment online. Additional vaccine resources, including vaccination locations, can be found at or

In a St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force briefing held Tuesday, WashU Med pediatrician Jason Newland, MD, said the best way to keep children safe is to get them vaccinated, get the people around them vaccinated and keep up mitigation efforts.