COVID-19

KPS to vaccinate students during Thursday clinic

The clinic is open to KPS staff and students 16 and older.

Kalamazoo Public Schools is inviting all students age 16 and older to get vaccinated against the coronavirus during a clinic on Thursday, April 29.

The clinic is a partnership between the district, the Family Health Center, and Bronson Methodist Hospital. While it’s geared toward KPS students, KPS staff who haven’t been vaccinated yet are also invited.

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The clinic will be held from 3 to 6pm at King-Westwood Elementary School on Nichols Road. Call (269) 488-0804 to register beforehand.

Only the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is approved for use by people ages 16 to 18. It’s a two-dose vaccine, and students will have to return for a second dose on May 20.

Anyone under 18 will need to have a parental release form signed before getting the shot.

You can read more on the district’s Facebook page.

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