Marion County health leader encourages shots after FDA approves Pfizer vaccine

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Dr. Virginia Caine, Marion County nationalist wellness director, connected Wednesday, urged anyone who was waiting to get vaccinated to get the changeable present that the Pfizer vaccine has afloat support of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

The Marion County Public Health Department says caller cases successful children for the archetypal clip outnumber caller cases successful adults, and immoderate of these kids aren’t eligible to get vaccinated. Health officials are urging adults to assistance support everyone by getting vaccinated.

The wellness section says the surge successful cases is driven by the highly contagious and much terrible delta variant of COVID-19, which is present causing astir each infections successful the U.S.

To promote radical to get their shots, the wellness section held a pop-up vaccination session connected Monument Circle connected Wednesday.

Caine says they’re trying to enactment with vendors to summation testing. She encourages disguise mandates and is asking concern owners to necessitate masks for radical indoors and promote them to get their shots.

“We’re precise encouraged astir this approval, and it besides states that this vaccine has undergone the astir rigorous evaluations,” Caine said. “We truly privation to promote each schools to delight deterioration the disguise — your staff, your students, immoderate kid implicit the property of 2 — successful bid to support those children who are incapable to beryllium vaccinated.”

Caine says she’s assured that much radical volition get vaccinated present that the FDA gave afloat support to the Pfizer vaccine.

She added that they’re readying to person a much robust media run successful September that volition promote radical to get vaccinated.

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