Photo: Courtesy, Arkansas Children’s Northwest
COVID-19 vaccines are now being given to children ages 5-11, thanks to recent authorization from the Centers for Disease Control.
Since this is a fluid situation, we’ve created an updating list of places that are providing the vaccine. We’ll continue to update this page as we learn more.
Washington County Health Unit
According to City Public Health Officer Mari Sharkey, Washington County Health Unit began giving COVID-19 vaccines for children on Wednesday afternoon.
The health unit is also planning a COVID-19 clinic for children this Saturday, Nov. 6. The clinic will be held from 8 a.m. until noon at the health unit, located at 3270 N Wimberly Dr in Fayetteville.
Collier Drug is now accepting appointments for vaccines for kids 5-11 via their appointment website. To begin, these will only be available at their Dickson Street location. That pharmacy is located at 100 W Dickson St.
Pediatric clinics will be in the same building as our Dickson pharmacy but there is a different entrance. The pediatric clinic is downstairs, so if you park in our parking lot, please enter through the side door to the left of our pharmacy electric door.
Fayetteville Pediatric Clinic
Fayetteville Pediatric Clinic hasn’t received a shipment of vaccines yet, but is taking names of parents interested in having their children vaccinated on a waiting list.
Arkansas Children’s Northwest
Arkansas Children’s Northwest in Springdale is accepting online signups for parents interested in having their children vaccinated, and promise to share more information when the vaccines arrive on-site at the hospital. Update: Arkansas Children’s has received their vaccine allotment. To schedule a vaccine at the Springdale location, call 479-725-6995 for instructions.
CVS Pharmacy is scheduling vaccine appointments online for children at their website. Looks like as of this afternoon, scheduling is a couple weeks out at their Rogers location.
Medical Arts Pharmacy
Julie Stewart of Medical Arts Pharmacy posted on Facebook this week that she expects the pharmacy to receive their first doses around the end of this week or early next week.
Heartland Pharmacy said they don’t expect to get the version of the Pfizer vaccine intended for children.
Joseph Bates Outreach Clinic – Springdale
The Arkansas Department of Health unit in Springdale is giving COVID-19 vaccines for children as of Nov. 3. The clinic is located at
614 E Emma Ave Springdale Ste 247, and their phone number is (479) 751-3630
Walmart Pharmacy is expected to begin accepting appointments for COVID-19 shots for children “later this week,” according to a post on their website. Here’s where to schedule once they become available. Walk-ins may also be available, subject to availability.
Sam’s Club locations are also expected to begin accepting appointments for children this week. Here’s their scheduling site.
Walgreen’s announced this week they’ll begin giving the Pfizer vaccine for kids on Saturday, Nov. 6. Appointments will be available beginning Saturday, and can be made at Walgreens.com/ScheduleVaccine, through the Walgreens app or by calling 1-800-Walgreens
NWA Council to host clinic Nov. 5 at J.B. Hunt
The Northwest Arkansas Council will host a mass vaccination clinic with doses of the newly-approved Pfizer vaccine for 5-11 year olds this week.
The clinic is set for 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5 at J.B. Hunt in Lowell.
A clinic is also scheduled for 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16 at the NWA National Airport.
In addition, weekly pop-up vaccination events will be scheduled in both Washington and Benton Counties for anyone 5 and older. For more info on those, visit the NWA Council’s vaccine calendar.
Update coming soon
Fayetteville Public Schools
Children ages 5-11 can get a COVID-19 vaccination at school during a series of clinics scheduled across the Fayetteville School District in November and December in cooperation with Medical Arts Pharmacy.
Superintendent John L. Colbert said students will get their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine during the week of Nov. 15-19, and the second dose will be given at clinics from Dec. 13-17.
UAMS Northwest Regional Campus – Fayetteville is now offering pediatric COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11 at their drive-in clinic at 1100 N. Woolsey Ave. in Fayetteville.
Here’s more info.