First lady Jill Biden speaks during a visit to a pediatric COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Children's National Hospital's THEARC, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden visited the National Vaccination Clinic at the National Children’s Hospital in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.


What you need to know

  • First Lady Dr. Jill Biden visited the Children’s Vaccination Clinic in Washington, DC, on Wednesday.
  • This is the third time US health officials have visited Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children 5-11 years old.
  • Dr. Byiden joins Washington Bureau’s NBA player Thomas Bryant and Washington Mits’ WNBA Player Alisha Clark.
  • Children’s National operates 23 childhood immunization clinics near Washington and Maryland

After visiting the Vaccination Clinic and visiting families with their shotguns, Dr. Biden said, “You are a true hero for all children who get shot. The First Lady then spoke to parents who had been waiting for their children for more than 18 months to protect themselves from the cholera virus.

“The president and I know how hard this has been for you and your family,” she said. “And I came here today because we care about you and your children. Joe and our team are working every day to provide what you need to keep your family safe during this epidemic.

The clinic is intended to vaccinate 40-50 children at the clinic on Wednesdays alone. It operates 23 Children’s Immunization Clinics nationwide as well as near Washington and Maryland and has been providing mobile immunization populations in local elementary schools.

First Lady Jill Biden visits the Children’s Hospital TheARC Children’s Hospital, THEARC, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, during a visit to the Children’s Immunization Clinic in Washington. (AP Photo / Patrick Semansky)

At the end of the day, Federal health officials are waiting More than 2.6 million children will receive the CV-19 vaccine.

Not only the first lady but also the two Washington professional athletes who were vaccinated with the national immunization program on Wednesday were surprised by Thomas Thomas Bryant, Washington NSA player and Alisha Clark of the Washington Mystics WNBA.

“We have gathered some special guests today to deliver word of mouth about the vaccines: Captain America and Cinderella,” said Dr. Biden. “We have two supernatural beings here, Alicia and Thomas.

In her opinion, Clark thanked the children for their bravery, and she herself was not a fan of needlework.

“I would like to thank each and every one of you for taking the initiative today. “I know it’s a big deal today.”

Bryant and Clark were not the only high-profile guests to meet the First Lady on Wednesday.

Earlier, Dr. Biden welcomed Body Party singer Ciara and her children Sienna Princess, 4, Future Zahir, 7, and Win Harrison, 1, 1, to the White House. Before leaving for Michigan, President Joe Biden greeted the group on the lawn, where they visited an electric vehicle factory and commented on the recently signed infrastructure bill.

“They are developing a digital product that encourages childhood immunizations,” said East Wing spokeswoman Michael Larosa Sierra and First Lady.

First Lady Jill Biden, Seattle Sihawks quarterback singer and wife Russell Wilson, Sierra Princess Wilson, right, with her children Future Zahir, 7, Sienna Princess, 4, and Win Harrison Wilson, 1, and pediatrician Hina Talib, on the left, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 The White House porch for President Joe Biden to board Air Force 1 in Washington. (AP Photo / Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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