Broward Schools to Begin On-Campus Vaccinations

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Keidy Ventura, 17, receives her first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in West New York, N.J., Monday, April 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Broward County Public Schools has partnered with the Florida Department of Health to administer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to students who are 16 years old or older.

Pfizer is the only FDA-approved vaccine that can be administered to 16 and 17-year-olds.

The vaccination team will travel from school to school, beginning on Tuesday, May 4 and ending on May 13.

The shots will be provided on a walk-up basis, so no appointments are necessary. Students under 18 must be accompanied by a parent to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Family members and school faculty will also be eligible to receive the vaccine.

“I think the health department is looking for unique ways to get the whole community vaccinated, so this is just another way that they can ensure that everyone has access to it,” Broward Schools Chief Portfolio Services Officer John Sullivan said. “So we’re very happy to partner with them to make it available to our school community.”

Here is the complete list of schools:

Tuesday, May 4: Blanche Ely, Bright Horizons, Coconut Creek and Broward Virtual (at Coconut Creek High), Cypress Run Education Center, Deerfield Beach, Monarch

Wednesday, May 5: Pompano Beach, Atlantic Technical and College Academy, Coral Glades, Coral Springs, Cross Creek School, Charles Drew Family Resource Center

Thursday, May 6: Dave Thomas Education Center West, JP Taravella, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, Northeast, Boyd Anderson

Friday, May 7: Dillard, Fort Lauderdale, Stranahan, Wingate Oaks, Sheridan Technical, South Plantation

Monday, May 10: Seagull School, Nova and College Academy, Whidden Rogers Education Center, William T. McFatter, Hollywood Hills, South Broward

Tuesday, May 11: Charles Flanagan, Cypress Bay, Everglades, The Quest Center, West Broward ‘

Wednesday, May 12: Cooper City, Lauderhill, Piper, Plantation, Western

Thursday, May 13: Hallandale, Henry D. Perry Education Center, Lanier James Education Center, McArthur, Miramar, Whispering Pines Exceptional Education Center

For more information, call 850-245-4342 or visit this government page.

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