Orange County

Clinic opens in Orange County to offer COVID-19 vaccines for young children

MAITLAND, Fla. — A new clinic opened in Orange County this week to help vaccinate young children.

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State Sen. Randolph Bracy helped open the clinic at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando in Maitland.

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The move to open the site comes after Florida did not pre-order vaccines for kids ages 5 and younger.

Bracy said the decision to vaccinate kids should be up to parents and not the government.

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“We don’t know if there’s gonna be a large demand for this, but we just wanted to offer the option,” Bracy said.

The clinic opened for the first time at 10:30 Friday morning.

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Bracy said it will open every Friday for the foreseeable future if there is enough demand.

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