HONOLULU (KHON2) – Health centers continue to offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to residents up to 12 years old.
One of these sites was at the Hawaii Pacific Health mass vaccination site on Pier 2.
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KHON2 stopped at the site on Thursday, May 13 and spoke with Dr. Melinda Ashton, who shared her thoughts on the progress of vaccination with the younger age group.
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“If they’re vaccinated, the CDC says those quarantines aren’t necessary, even if they’re exposed, so what it does is allow for the continued threat of disruption to your school, your sports team, or your activities go away “.
Dr. Melinda Ashton, quality director at Hawaii Pacific Health
Hawaii Pacific Health’s Vax Squad Bus began accepting children ages 12 and older on Thursday, along with CVS and Kaiser Permanente.