UT Health RGV offering COVID-19 vaccine pre-registration for those ages 12 to 15

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Editor’s note: This story previously stated that the FDA had approved the younger age group to receive the vaccine. It has been since updated to reflect the correct information.

EDINBURG, TEXAS (KVEO)—UT Health RGV announced they are accepting pre-registration for those ages 12 to 15.

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This comes after the FDA is expected to approve the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12 to 15.

In preparation for the announcement, UT Health RGV is encouraging parents or legal guardians to pre-register their children HERE. So that they can be first in line to receive the vaccine once it is approved in the coming days.

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Please keep in mind that all minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

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