Vaccinations against COVID-19 begin today (Tuesday) for B-C children between the ages of six months and five years.
The inoculations are one-quarter the adult dosage of Moderna’s vaccine a second shot will be offered eight weeks later.
Provincial health officials say young children who have contracted COVID-19 should still be vaccinated…..but they should wait until eight weeks after the onset of their symptoms or a positive test result.
About 208-thousand children in B-C are eligible.
– with files from Vista Radio newswire