Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) is expanding its voluntary COVID-19 vaccination program to include all children ages 5-11. M-DCPS is partnering with Miami-Dade County, The Children’s Trust, Florida Department of Health (FDOH), University of Miami Health System (UHealth) Pediatric Mobile Clinic, Jessie Trice Community Health Center (JTCHC) and Community Health of South Florida (CHI) to offer the vaccine at dozens of schools throughout the District.
The UHealth Pediatric Mobile Clinic sites will offer the COVID-19 vaccine as well as the flu vaccine, school-required vaccines, and COVID-19 testing. Additionally, the County will offer the COVID-19 vaccine to children and adults in our community at various school sites. All individuals under the age of 18 receiving a vaccine at these sites must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Pre-registration is encouraged and can be completed online at https://public.domo.com/cards/jR8l5.
Attached are fliers in English, Spanish and Haitian-Creole listing the vaccination locations, dates and times throughout the month of November that are available to the community.
To be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, students MUST be at least five years old on the day they are receiving it. They must also have a completed COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form, which will be available at the sites. Walk-ups are welcome.
Through partnerships with FDOH, JTCHC and CHI, the COVID-19 pediatric vaccine will also be offered to students at select school sites. Eligible students will be contacted by their school. Parents of students receiving the vaccine at their select schools do not need to be present, but they must complete and return the vaccine screening and consent to their child’s school.
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Editor’s Note: Fliers attached
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