If you've decided that you're ready for your 5-11 year old to get vaccinated from COVID, you can begin with appointments here as early as today.

The CDC has recommended that children between the ages of 5-11 should begin getting vaccinated as soon as possible.  At this point they're recommending the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine.  The dosage is a little smaller for children of that size.

If you choose to get your child vaccinated, you can set up an appointment at select Rite Aid, Walgreens (starting Saturday 11/5), and Wegman's Pharmacy locations (starting Friday 11/4).  If you're planning to choose one of these locations for your vaccination, you will need to make an appointment first.

Keep in mind that an adult will have to make the appointment for the minor and the adult will need to accompany the minor at the time the vaccine is administered.

Rite Aid locations offering vaccinations include:

Cattaraugus County

Store #00868

9 BROAD STREET

SALAMANCA, NY 14779

716-945-1095

 

Chautauqua County

Store #03033

963 FAIRMOUNT AVENUE WE

JAMESTOWN, NY 14701

716-483-5999

 

Store #10811

1166 CENTRAL AVENUE

DUNKIRK, NY 14048

716-366-8616

 

Store #10870

811 NORTH MAIN STREET

JAMESTOWN, NY 14701

716-487-0102

 

Chemung County

Store #10886

119 WEST 2ND STREET

ELMIRA, NY 14901

607-733-5202

 

Dutchess County

Store #03753

129 SOUTH AVENUE

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY 12601

845-473-4820

 

Erie County

Store #00497

350 NIAGARA STREET

BUFFALO, NY 14201

716-853-3111

 

Store #01511

2474 BAILEY AVENUE

BUFFALO, NY 14215

716-897-1070

 

Store #01689

3071-3085 SOUTH PARK AVENUE

LACKAWANNA, NY 14218

716-824-6263

 

Store #01962

284 CONNECTICUT STREET

BUFFALO, NY 14213

716-881-4007

 

Store #02448

1070 GENESEE STREET

BUFFALO, NY 14211

716-894-6565

 

Store #10824

789 TONAWANDA STREET

BUFFALO, NY 14207

716-875-1090

 

Store #10825

1625 BROADWAY STREET

BUFFALO, NY 14212

716-894-2443

 

Store #10826

291 WEST FERRY STREET

BUFFALO, NY 14213

716-882-6922

 

Store #10832

480 EVANS ROAD

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY 14221

716-632-1940

Niagara County

Store #10839

1030 PINE AVENUE

NIAGARA FALLS, NY 14301

716-285-0514

 

At Walgreens, you will need to make your appointment on their website, through their app or by calling 1-800-Walgreens.  They will then direct you to the store that can administer your particular vaccine.

At Wegmans, you will want to go to their website and answer some questions before you are able to schedule your appointment.

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