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Vaccines approved for ages 5-11
Tonya Arnold
Thursday, November 04, 2021

For the convenience of our families, we have COVID Vaccine Clinics scheduled for student ages 5-11 as follows:

     DES, MBES and RMHS - Nov 9 and 30.

     Hall-Dale Elementary – Nov 15 and Dec. 6

     Hall-Dale Middle/High School – Nov. 16 and Dec. 7

     Monmouth Memorial/Academy – Nov. 17 and Dec. 8

If interested, parents need to turn in the permission forms asap.

Pediatricians Share: What Parents Need to Know about the COVID-19 Vaccine for Children

The CDC has recently recommended 5 to 11 year old children receive the COVID-19 vaccine, offering a way for parents to protect their children and families from COVID-19 infection. Join MECAP for a forum featuring Maine pediatricians as they share information about children and the COVID-19 vaccine and give advice on what to consider when making the decision to vaccinate children against COVID-19. There will be time for questions from the audience.


  • Gretchen Pianka, MD, MPH, Pediatrician at Central Maine Pediatrics
  • Jillian Gregory, DO, Pediatric Critical Care Physician at Maine Medical Center
  • Sydney Sewall, MD, MPH, Pediatrician at Maine General Health
  • Michael Ross, MD, Pediatrician at Northern Light Pediatric Primary Care

Moderator: Claire Berkowitz, President, Midcoast Maine Community Action

WHEN: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 6pm--7:15pm EST

WHERE: Via Zoom, register at to receive the webinar login information.

For fun - a creative song written by students on the topic