COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINIC for Students and Staff

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Akron Children’s Hospital will be offering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines at your child’s school.  At this time, only students ages 12 and older are eligible to receive the Pfizer two-dose vaccine. 

Here is some important information for you to know:

•       Vaccinations are VOLUNTARY.  All health information will be kept strictly confidential by the school and Akron   Children’s Hospital.

•       Student vaccinations will be given during the school day at your child’s school.

•       The amount of time a student will be out of class is expected to be 20-30 minutes.

•       Vaccinations will be administered by Akron Children’s Hospital nursing staff.

•       Students will receive the Pfizer vaccine.  This is a two-dose vaccine.  The doses are scheduled 3 weeks apart.  Please review the attached information sheet from the CDC about the Pfizer vaccine.

(https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/different-vaccines/Pfizer-BioNTech.html)

•       Parents will not be able to accompany their child to the vaccine clinic.

•       All physical distancing and COVID safety protocols will be followed.

•       Students should wear tops that allow easy access to their shoulder for vaccination.

•       Parents are encouraged to visit akronchildrens.org for more information about COVID-19 and frequently asked questions (https://www.akronchildrens.org/pages/2019-Novel-Coronavirus-Frequently-Asked-Questions.html).

If you want your child to receive this vaccine, a completed consent form must be returned to the school clinic by Friday, September 17.  Students who do not have a completed consent form will not be scheduled for vaccination. 

Covid-19 Pre-Vaccination Consent Form and Documentation

INSTRUCTIONS FOR STAFF AND STUDENTS RECEIVING THE PFIZER COVID-19 VACCINE

VACCINE INFORMATION FACT SHEET

Medicaid & MyCare $100 incentive information