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Thursday, 16 September 2021

Steps for teenagers looking to get vaccinated

Credit: KGUN, Tucson, AZ
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Steps for teenagers looking to get vaccinated
Steps for teenagers looking to get vaccinated
Steps for teenagers looking to get vaccinated

AND OLDER ARE ALLOWED TO GETVACCINATED.

BUT FOR ANYONEYOUNGER THAN 18 -- THERE ARE AFEW EXTRA STEPS YOU'LL HAVE TOTAKE -- TO GET A SHOT.

ONETUCSON TEEN AND HER MOM SAY --IT'S WORTH IT.

NINE ON YOURSIDE'S GREG BRADBURY REPORTS.DROP CG FOR FS IN PKGREPORTS SHOWS THAT FROM APRIL11TH TO APRIL 18TH THE HIGHESTRATE OF COVID-19 CASES CAMEFROM THOSE 15 TO 24 YEARS OLDIN ARIZONA.

THIS COMES ASVACCINATION RATES DECLINEACROSS THE COUNTRY.

ANGIESMITH // MOTHER SHE'S A JUNIORIN HIGH SCHOOL AND SHE DOESN'TGET TO DO ANYTHING ANGIE SMITHAND HER DAUGTER ELLIOT AREBOTH FULLY VACCINATED.

BUTELLIOT WANTS OTHERS HER AGE TODO THE SAME ELLIOT SMITH //VACCINATED 16- YEAR-OLD THEYWANT TO GO TO FOOTBALL GAMESAND ALL THAT BUT LIKE WE CAN'TDO THAT UNLESS YOU GET YOURVACCINE.

SO YA IT WOULD BENICE IF EVERYONE GOT IT AND ITCOULD BE NORMAL AGAIN AND WECOULD HAVE A NORMAL SENIORYEAR.

THOSE WHO ARE SIXTEENAND SEVENTEEN ARE ELIGIBLE FORTHE VACCINE BUT WITH SOMEEXTRA STEPS THEY MUST GET THEPFIZER VACCINE AS IT ISCURRENTLY THE ONLY ONEAPPROVED FOR THEIR AGE GROUPTHEY HAVE TO GO TO A STATE PODOR SELECT PHARMACIES THAT AREOFFERING THE PFIZER VACCINEAND A PARENT MUST GO WITH THEMTO THE VACCINATION APPOINTMENTTO SIGN THE PARENTAL CONSENTFORM.

THIS CANNOT BE DONE INPERSON.

KATHERINE BISWELL SAYSTHE EXTRA STEPS ARE WORTH ITKATHERINE BISWELL //VACCINATED 16- YEAR-OLD I FEELMORE COMFORTABLE BEING ABLE TOBE AROUND MY FRIENDS BECAUSESOME ARE BACK IN SCHOOL SO ATLEAST I KNOW I HAVE SOMEPROTECTION AND SOME OF MYFRIENDS DO TOO.

HER WHOLEFAMILY IS VACCINATED AND THEIRMOTHER SAYS THEY ARE READY FORA STEP BACK TO NORMAL.

BETTYBISWELL // MOTHER AND I'M JUSTTHINKING THE CONFIDENCE I THATHAVE NOW.

LIKE I MENTIONED WEARE GETTING READY TO TRAVELAND WE DON'T KNOW WHAT KIND OFPRECAUTIONS ARE IN PLACEWHEREVER WE GONAD IT JUSTMAKES ME FEEL MORE CONFIDENTTHAT AT LEAST MY GIRLS, MYFAMILY, IS PROTECTED.

CAM ASFOR THOSE UNDER 16, TRIALS ARECURRENTLY TAKING PLACE TO SEEIF THE VACCINE IS SAFE ANDEFFECTIVE.

IF YOU ARE LOOKINGFOR AN APPOINTMENT FOR YOUR 16OR 17 YEAR OLD, HEAD TO OURWEBSITE KGUN 9 DOT COM TO FINDTHE CLOSEST VACCINATION SITETO YOU.

GREG BRADBURY, KGUN 9,ON YOUR SIDE.SO -- WILL YOU GET YOUR TEEN