Youth vaccine now available in Prentiss

Published 12:15 pm Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Jefferson Davis and Marion General Rural Health Clinics have obtained the Pfizer vaccine which has emergency use approved for administration to individuals ages 12 to 17.

“It is the only one of the three thus far to have approval for that age group,” said Jefferson Davis Community Hospital Administrator Alania Cedillo.  Both clinics will have special appointment times available for this patient population starting Aug. 5.

Those appointments are every Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Both clinics also have daily (Monday through Friday during business hours) walk-in or scheduled appointments for adult vaccination with the Moderna product. The Jefferson Davis Rural Health Clinic is located at 1014 Rose St. Suite A in Prentiss and can be reached at 601-792-2200 or