The clinic is set from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be administered by the Hayden Pharmacy.
According to Superintendent Matt Jones, participation in the clinic is voluntary for the 176 students in the district who are 16 years of age or older.
Registration is required by visiting haydenspharmacy.com/covid-19-vaccine and selecting the May 13 clinic.
Signed parental consent forms are also required for students to receive the vaccine. The forms can be found on the district’s website at jeannetteschooldistrict.org and should be returned to the main high school office by Tuesday.
Jones believes it will be the first covid vaccine clinic to be held within the city limits of Jeannette. “A second clinic will be held at the same location within the timeframe required to receive the second dose,” he said in a letter posted on the website.
District staff had the opportunity to get vaccinated at previous clinics held in the Greensburg area, he noted.
Jones said the district has seen some “small outbreaks” of positive cases of covid. The district reported three cases among high school students on Friday and none among staff at any level.
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