Last week the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave emergency authorization for the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11.

Sawyer County Public Health Officer Julia Lyons said the Lac Courte Oreilles Health Center already has begun vaccinating young people at the K-12 LCO School, and starting next week the Public Health Department also will have the vaccine, which comes in a smaller dosage than that for adults.

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