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YRMC to host teen night for those 16 and older to get vaccinated

Raffle prizes, music, and more!

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is hosting a teen night to encourage teens to get the COVID vaccine to prevent the virus.

YRMC said it's hosting the event on Friday, May 7, 2021, from 6-8 p.m. at the Yuma Civic Center located at 1440 W. Desert Hills Dr.

The event is for anyone ages 16 and older with the presence of a parent or legal guardian. YRMC says its evening hours are convenient for working parents who may want to bring their teens to get the Pfizer vaccine. However, family members can also receive their vaccine if they would like.

Teens will need to show a photo ID, and school IDs will be accepted.

There will be music and raffles, with $20 gift cards every 15 minutes. The main price of the night? An Apple Watch.

The vaccine is free of charge, a peditrician will be on site to answer any questions.

YRMC says its vaccine clinic is open from 7 a.m.- 8 p.m. seven days a week for everyone needing a vaccine ages 16 and up.

Walk-ins are still accepted, but if you would like to make an appointment, dial (844) 542-8201 or click here to make an appointment.

Health / Local News / Yuma County Coronavirus
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