5 things for Houstonians to know for Thursday, May 13

Vehicles line up at a vaccine clinic at NRG Park in Houston on Feb. 26, 2021.
Vehicles line up at a vaccine clinic at NRG Park in Houston on Feb. 26, 2021. (KPRC)

Here are things to know for Thursday, May 13:

1. Children 12 or older can receive their Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at NRG Park, Judge Hidalgo announces

The office of Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced Wednesday that children 12 years of age or older can receive their Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine starting on Thursday at NRG Park.

Adolescents must have parental consent to receive the vaccine before arriving. The vaccine will be available from noon to 9 p.m. daily.

This announcement comes after U.S. health advisers endorsed the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12 on Wednesday.

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2. Parents sue Montgomery County daycare alleging abuse, neglect of infant son

A Montgomery County family is suing their child’s former daycare center, alleging repeated neglect and abuse.