LOCAL HEADLINES: Thanks to Biden-Harris Administration, Kids Under Five Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

Late last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Center for Disease Control authorized and recommended the use of the COVID-19 vaccine for young kids, helping parents and families across the country breathe a sigh of relief. Soon, thanks to a nationwide program launched by the Biden-Harris administration, pharmacies, pediatricians, and other trusted providers will have enough supply to ensure every parent has access to vaccines for their children. 

This latest milestone comes despite Republican lawmakers voting unanimously against the American Rescue Plan and doing everything in their power to slow our recovery by ignoring science and attacking public health officials.

Here’s a look at some of the local coverage of President Biden’s push to get kids vaccinated: