IDOH website ready to schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments for young children

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced Friday that COVID-19 vaccine appointments for children up to age 5 can now be scheduled online.

Individuals can also call 211 for assistance or contact their child’s health care provider to determine if they offer the vaccines.

The Marion County Public Health Department (MCPHD) and Riley Children’s Health offer the vaccine by appointment only.

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MCPHD offers the vaccine through its district health offices and at the ACTION health center. Appointments can be made by calling the locations directly or by calling the MCPHD Immunization Program at 317-221-2122.

“While some parents are ready to have their children vaccinated, others may still have questions. I encourage parents and caregivers to speak to their healthcare professionals to learn more about the benefits and importance of getting them vaccinated,” said Dr. Virginia Caine, Director and Chief Medical Officer of MCPHD.

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Riley Children’s Health offers the Moderna vaccine on select weeknights and Saturdays. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 211.

The vaccine will be administered at the following locations during these times:

Riley Doctors at IU Health West Riley Doctors at IU Health North Riley Doctors in East Washington Riley Doctors at Methodist Medical Plaza South Riley doctors in Georgetown

1111 N. Ronald Reagan Pkwy, Avon, IN 46123

Office C1600

11725 N. Illinois St., Carmel, IN 46032

Office 250

9650 East Washington St, Indianapolis 46229

Office 245

8820 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis 46217

Office 125

4880 Century Plaza Road, Indianapolis 46254

Office 250

Mon. & Thu. 5:00 p.m.-8:20 p.m.

Saturdays

8h00-11h20

Tu es. & Wed. 5:00 p.m.-8:20 p.m.

Saturdays

8h00-11h20

Tue & Fri.

5:00 p.m.-8:20 p.m.

Saturdays

8h00-11h20

Marry. & Thurs. 5:00 p.m.-8:20 p.m.

Saturdays

8h00-11h20

Tu es. & Fri.

5:00 p.m.-8:20 p.m.

Saturdays

8h00-11h20

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The state shared this map of vaccination sites across Indiana.

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