BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – OMNI Healthcare announced on Thursday that they have received a significant supply of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.
The medical group is now administering the vaccine by appointment at its pediatric wards in Brevard County and at the Melbourne immunization clinic on a walk-in basis.
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Here’s what you need to know:
OMNI vaccination walk-in clinic
Children 5 years and older are welcome to receive their photos accompanied by a parent at the clinic on the second floor of 1344 S. Apollo Blvd. in Melbourne. The clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
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Appointments are not required, but can be made by calling 321-802-5515, or by emailing the request with name and phone number to COVID@OMNIhealthcare.com.
Anyone interested in having their child get the vaccine should bring a state-issued ID and their insurance card. Without insurance, a citizen service number (BSN) is required.
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The vaccine is provided to the patient free of charge.
The Pfizer vaccine is a two-dose vaccine, with injections recommended 21 days apart (or up to six weeks).
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OMNI pediatrics offices
Children 5 years and older are welcome to receive their injections accompanied by a parent at OMNI Pediatrics. They are taking on new patients and vaccine appointments can be arranged at the following offices:
Ellen Altenburg, MD
6300 N Wickham Rd, Suite 132B, Melbourne
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Sandra Pizarro-Lopez, MD
2501 W. New Haven Ave., 2nd Floor, West Melbourne
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Lizabeth Saint-Hilaire, MD
6100 Minton Road, NW, Suite 105, Palm Bay
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