WCSD Partners with Washoe County Health District to Provide COVID-19 Vaccines to Students, Community

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Victoria Campbell
775.333.3789
775.772.2907
vcampbell@washoeschools.net 

 

WCSD Partners with Washoe County Health District

To Provide COVID-19 Vaccines to Students, Community

 

Reno, NV (October 12, 2021) – The Washoe County School District (WCSD) is partnering with the Washoe County Health District to provide free COVID-19 vaccines at five school sites for students and members of the community. Anyone 12 years and older is eligible to receive both doses of the Pfizer vaccines at these clinics.

Students under 18 years of age who have written permission from their parent or guardian will have an opportunity to receive both doses of the Pfizer vaccine—three weeks apart— during school hours. Parents and guardians of children with a signed permission slip will also receive a phone call to verify their consent before vaccines are administered.

In addition to vaccine clinics during school hours for students, members of the community may receive vaccines at the school sites later in the day, after students have been dismissed from classes. At the community clinics, the Health District is offering all three types of available vaccines: Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer, along with the Pfizer booster shot. Anyone eligible to receive a vaccine is welcome regardless of immigration status.

Members of the community who receive the Pfizer vaccine may receive the second vaccine at a clinic at the school three weeks later. Those who receive the Moderna vaccine may receive their second vaccine four weeks later from local pharmacies or from the Health District. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine does not require a second shot.

For more information about the clinics at WCSD schools, please visit www.washoeschools.net/covid19.

The schedules for vaccine clinics for members of the community are:
 

Dates for
first and second doses

             School

 
      Time

 


#1:  Thursday, October 14
#2:  Thursday, November 4


Dilworth Middle School
255 Prater Way, Sparks

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.


#1:  Tuesday, October 19
#2:  Tuesday, November 9


Pine Middle School
4800 Neil Rd., Reno

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.


#1:  Friday, October 22
#2:  Tuesday, November 16


Hug High School
2880 Sutro St., Reno

3:15 – 4:45 p.m.


#1:  Monday, October 25
#2:  Monday, November 15


Desert Skies Middle School
7550 Donatello Dr., Reno 


3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
 


#1:  Thursday, October 28
#2:  Thursday, November 18


Vaughn Middle School
1200 Bresson Ave., Reno

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

 

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