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Coronavirus Live Updates: Broward Health Officials Offers Pfizer Vaccines To Students 12 And Up At County Schools

Seventeen-year-old Bradley Westlock receives his second COVID-19 vaccine shot. He and other teens in Sitka, Alaska, are eligible now that higher risk populations have already received the vaccination.
Seventeen-year-old Bradley Westlock receives his second COVID-19 vaccine shot. He and other teens in Sitka, Alaska, are eligible now that higher risk populations have already received the vaccination.

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Broward Health Officials Offer Pfizer Vaccines To Students 12 And Up At County Schools

Updated Tuesday at 5:40 a.m.

Students, staff and their families over the age of 12 years old can sign up for a Pfizer vaccine at Broward County Schools over the summer.

Starting on Tuesday, county health officials will administer free vaccinations from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. among 35 campuses. Vaccinations are open to students or staff members regardless of which school they attend.

Insurance and appointments are not required. Those younger than 18 years old who arrive without a parent or guardian must provide a consent form.

Health officials will prioritize first doses of the vaccine for individuals who have not yet been vaccinated. Individuals must then return 21 days later to receive the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

Find the full vaccination schedule for all participating schools and consent forms here.

— By WLRN News