The Iroquois County Public Health Department (ICPHD) has Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine available for children ages 5 through 11 years old, in addition to individuals age 12 and older, by appointment Monday-Friday; 9 AM- 3:30 PM. To schedule an appointment call 815-432-2483. Additionally, ICPHD will be holding a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine clinic for children ages 5 through 11 on Saturday, November 13 from 9 AM- 12 PM by appointment only. The vaccine for children ages 5 through 11 years is a smaller dose (10 μg), a third of the dose for individuals 12 years and older (30 μg). The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is administered as a series of two doses, 3 weeks apart, for all eligible individuals. Please note that individuals under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present at the time of vaccination. At this time, there is no cost for the COVID-19 vaccine. If you do not feel well the day of your appointment or are in isolation or quarantine, please do not attend. Patients will need to wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and plan to allow at least 15 minutes for observation after the vaccination. Please wear clothing to allow easy access to the upper portion of the arm for the injection. The Illinois Department of Public Health has compiled a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccination. Information can be found at: http://dph.illinois.gov/covid19/vaccine-faq. For individual concerns regarding allergies or other medical conditions please consult your own medical provider.