The Fox Chapel Area School District will be offering a covid-19 vaccination clinic on Tuesday, August 10, approximately two weeks before the first day of school on August 24.
The Pfizer vaccine will be available to people 12 and older at the event at O’Hara Elementary School, 115 Cabin Lane.
Sponsored by Rite-Aid, the clinic will be held from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm A second dose clinic will be held on August 31st.
Anyone with an appointment must bring their photo ID, insurance card and consent form. People 65 and over must bring their Medicare card.
Since the vaccination clinics opened to all Pennsylvanians in April, 677,765 people in Allegheny County have received two doses of the vaccine and 65,312 people have received one dose, according to data from the state Department of Health. .
The district held a vaccination clinic earlier this year, but it was not clear how many people received the vaccine during the event.
The school board is expected to vote on the district’s back-to-school plan on August 9, which, as proposed, includes masks for all students, staff and teachers.
Requiring masks is something the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended school districts do, especially for unvaccinated students and staff.
To register, visit bit.ly/FCAVaccineClinic0810.