On November 2, 2021 the kid version of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 arrived in Charlotte, NC.
13,500 COVID-19 vaccine doses arrived, meant for children 5-11 years old. The new kid safe Coronavirus vaccine doses are available for kids in Mecklenburg County.
Distribution logistics are being arranged, along with details, locations, and events. The children's vaccines received FDA emergency use authorization, but Mecklenburg County is waiting for final approval from the CDC.
Charlotte and Mecklenburg County has been plagued by COVID-19 deaths and mask mandates. Even the Mecklenburg County Court had a COVID-19 outbreak and had to be shut down for a few days.