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Teens Get Vaccines at Newly Opened Jacobs Center Site

| 12:24 PM

After a year of missing out on their favorite activities, San Diego teens are ready to make up for lost time. The County of San Diego is offering COVID-19 vaccinations to teenagers as young as 12 years old. Local teens jumped at the chance to talk about getting their shots and their plans once fully vaccinated.

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County Child Health Officer Answers Youth COVID-19 Vaccination Questions

| 11:10 AM

Now that kids 12 and older can get a COVID-19 vaccine, they and their parents may have questions. The County’s Child Health Officer is here to provide answers.

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Current Facial Covering Guidance Remains in Effect

| 7:23 PM

The County of San Diego will follow state guidance regarding facial coverings until the expected full reopening of the California economy on June 15.

A young teenage girl readies herself for her COVID-19 vaccination.

New Consent Form for Minors Getting COVID-19 Vaccine without Guardian

| 5:36 PM

Starting Saturday, youths ages 12-17 who want to get a COVID-19 vaccination in San Diego County without a parent present will have to provide a signed form to show their parent or legal guardian has given permission.

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Youths Start Getting COVID-19 Vaccinations Around the County

| 6:29 PM

Vaccination sites around San Diego County started giving shots out to the newest eligible group seeking COVID-19 protection Thursday, youths between the ages of 12 and 15 years old.