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Walk-In And Mobile Clinics Offer Several Chances to get COVID-19 Vaccine

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Cass Public Health is changing its COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinic starting Tuesday, July 6th. The clinic will operate between noon and 6 on Tuesdays and both Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson shots will be available. Clay County Public Health’s walk-in is Wednesday from 1-5 and Thursday from 9-1 at the Family Service Center. In Grand Forks,…

Moderna Asks FDA to approve Covid-19 vaccine for children

Moderna submitted a request to the FDA for emergency authorization to administer doses to 12 to 17-year-olds.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Sanford Health says they are prepared if Moderna is authorized to vaccinate kids with its vaccine. Moderna submitted a request to the FDA for emergency authorization to administer doses to 12 to 17-year-olds. The company’s trial evaluated the vaccine in around 37 hundred kids. The clinical trial found it was one hundred percent successful. Pfizer was…

Sanford Health could give Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to 12 to 15-year-olds if CDC OKs it

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Sanford Health could offer the Pfizer vaccine to 12 to 15-year-olds as early as Thursday if a Centers For Disease Control and Prevention committee gives it emergency use authorization on Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration approved the vaccine for adolescents on Monday. Sanford is having conversations with schools and other groups for vaccine clinics for…

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine approved for children ages 12 to 15

UNITED STATES (KVRR) – The Food and Drug Administration expands use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children 12 to 15 years old. Last month Pfizer said phase three clinical trials found its vaccine was safe and one hundred percent effective in the age group. Preliminary data shows there were no cases among fully vaccinated adolescents compared to 18 given placebos….

Sanford Health Is Prepared for Vaccinating Adolescents

If the FDA approves the move, the vaccine will be given emergency authorization for use for adolescents ages 12 to 15.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The FDA is reviewing the Pfizer vaccine for children age 12 to 15 next week. “We are able to cover more bases in our community from keeping that virus from spreading. As well as providing benefit to people who want to be protected from COVID-19, including those who are 12 to 15-year-olds,” Manager of Pharmacy Services,…

Sanford Health Limits Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Distribution

Sanford Health is using the limited doses on hand for people who may find it harder getting vaccinated.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Plenty of vaccines are readily available, yet hesitancy is still a concern a local health expert tells us. As the Johnson and Johnson vaccine makes its way back from a temporary setback, Sanford Health is using the limited doses on hand for people who may find it harder getting vaccinated. “Right now we have very limited…

NDSU Opens Second Vaccination Clinic

Sanford Health provides 1,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines to NDSU

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — North Dakota State University opens its second vaccination site on campus. “When the CDC and FDA announcement came out about the pause in the Johnson and Johnson vaccine administration, they switched very quickly over to the Pfizer vaccine,” NDSU Department of Public Health Project Coordinator Kylie Hall said. The university swapped vaccines at the last minute…

Essentia Health & Sanford Health share how J&J vaccine pause impacts ND & MN

"The incidents out of 6.8 million doses only have six reported cases. Again, it's exceedingly rare and how to even know if the two are related."

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) – As the FDA and CDC pause the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, local health care facilities are following their guidance. “The incidents out of 6.8 million doses only have six reported cases. Again, it’s exceedingly rare and how to even know if the two are related,” Essentia Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Vetter said….

No cases of blood clot issues from Covid-19 vaccines reported in MN & ND

NORTH DAKOTA & MINNESOTA (KVRR) – The North Dakota and Minnesota departments of health are not aware of any cases of blood clot issues with people who have gotten the Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine. The departments advise health providers to follow the federal pause of that vaccine. The only safety concern identified with the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are…