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UNC Health Southeastern is now accepting appointments beginning next week for children ages 12-15 to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination, pending CDC approval. The emergency use authorization issued by the US Food and Drug Administration expanding the vaccine for children in this age range is now effective.

COVID-19 vaccines are administered every Tuesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Southeastern Health Mall Clinic on the campus of Biggs Park Mall. Vaccinations may be scheduled in advance by visiting srmc.org and clicking on “Get Vaccinated.”

Anyone ages 12-17 who would like to receive the vaccine must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. There is no cost to the patient for the vaccine.

Southeastern Health Mall Clinic is located at 2934 N. Elm Street, Suite B, Lumberton. For more information, call (910) 671-5395.