TAMPA, Fla. – Faculty could also be out of the summer time, however some campuses in Hillsborough County can be open to college students – not for sophistication, however for COVID-19 vaccine pictures.
The aim, faculty officers stated, is to assist get extra kids – 12 and older – vaccinated earlier than the beginning of the following faculty 12 months.
Seven Hillsborough County excessive colleges can be taking part. The clinics can be held on Friday, June 11 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, June 12 from 9 a.m. to three p.m. on the following colleges:
- Gaither Excessive
- Middleton Excessive
- Newsome Excessive
- Robinson Excessive
- Sickles Excessive
- Strawberry Crest Excessive
- Wharton Excessive
The CDC is urging extra teenagers to get vaccinated this summer time after March and April’s information confirmed an increase in youngsters hospitalized due to critical COVID-19 signs.
In response to the CDC, younger adults with COVID are being hospitalized at 3 times the speed of these with the usual flu. In Florida, practically two million 12 to 19-year-olds have been vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19. That’s roughly 22% of teenagers within the state.
These getting the shot say they’re wanting ahead to getting again to regular due to it.
“You actually cannot obtain an enormous quantity of herd immunity or attain the herd immunity aim, with out it together with kids,” stated. Dr. Allison Messina with Johns Hopkins All Youngsters’s Hospital.
No appointments are wanted for these vaccine clinics however a father or mother or authorized guardian have to be with a baby once they get their vaccine. For extra data, click here.