We Can Do This: Locations for Gulf Coast Families to Get COVID-19 Vaccines

This content was paid for by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Gulf Coast Mom is proud to support the effort to share facts around COVID vaccines. For more information or to find the vaccination site closest to you, visit vaccines.gov; text your ZIP code to 438829 (GETVAX); or call 1-800-232-0233.

We can do this parents make destinations that are best for their familiesAs moms we research everything. Everything. Twice.

I feel like I’m constantly researching the best place to have a birthday party, which family-friendly places to eat, or what we can do this upcoming weekend.

I knew I needed to do my research when it came to COVID and my child’s future health. I consulted with their pediatrician and turned to reputable sources to make the best decision for my family.


Parents make decisions that are best for their families. A great resource for information is your doctor or child’s pediatrician. Ask questions! The more informed you are, the better!


Finding a vaccination location is simple! Here are a few places that provide them!

We can do this vaccination info for gulf coast mississippWHY IT’S IMPORTANT

We all yearn for normalcy in our lives, especially for our children.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now recommends a COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 and older. Currently, Pfizer’s vaccine is the only approved COVID-19 vaccine for children.

We encourage you to use all available local and state resources, including retail pharmacies, to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Christy is Co-Founder and Owner of Gulf Coast Moms Blog. She was born in Costa Rica and moved to the United States when she was 6 years old. She vividly remembers flying into New Orleans and knew, in the moments to come, her life would change forever. She grew up in Moss Point and moved to Hattiesburg to attend college at Southern Miss, where she received her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She met her love, Matthew, and they have enjoyed married life for 13 years. They live in Long Beach with their precious children, John Salem and Ann-Michael. Prior to co-founding Gulf Coast Moms Blog, she had a successful 10+ year career in higher education administration, where she developed and spear-headed campus-wide student initiatives and events. Christy is now spending her days as a stay-at-home mom and serves her community through several non-profit organizations. She enjoys making Costa Rican tamales, a fresh margarita from El Aguila, annual sister spa day, collecting random owl things (Hootie Hoo to my Chi Omega sisters), words of wisdom from Irish priests and pool days. She is passionate about connecting women and creating a supportive, nurturing community to empower moms.