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Wegmans offering COVID-19 vaccines for people 12 and older

Wegmans is now offering COVID-19 vaccines for young people, ages 12 and older.

With guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and New York state recently changing, the Pfizer vaccine is now available for individuals age 12 and older. The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available for people 18 and older.

Wegmans says that as of Saturday, May 15, walk-in appointments, which already have been available for those 18 and older at Wegmans pharmacy locations across the state, will now also be available for people ages 12 to 17.

Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

COVID-19 appointments for all ages 12 and older are available for scheduling at by calling 1-800-207-6099.

Randy Gorbman is WXXI's director of news and public affairs. Randy manages the day-to-day operations of WXXI News on radio, television, and online.