The health department reported the death of another county resident due to COVID-19. The death brings the total number of county residents who have died from the virus since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020 to 113.
Federal health regulators said late Friday that kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and caused no unexpected safety issues
While approval seems to be a foregone conclusion, there’s not much parents or vaccine providers can do until authorization from federal regulators comes. But plans are in the works on many fronts to offer the vaccine to those who want it.