Chesterfield County Public Schools receive vaccine doses for staff in Cohorts 1, 2

Chesterfield teachers to get first dose Thursday

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - Chesterfield County Public Schools announced they have received first doses of the vaccine for all staff in Cohorts 1 and 2 who were interested in taking the vaccine.

This is an update from last Tuesday, when Chesterfield County Public Schools told its teachers and staff there was a delay in vaccinating most employees due to supply issues with the COVID-19 vaccine.

The school division received 1,290 COVID vaccine doses earlier this week, and expects to receive 1,230 of the 1,500 doses being provided to Chesterfield County next week.

The COVID-19 vaccines will be distributed onsite on these days to these schools:

  • Thursday, Jan. 28, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. onsite for staff at these elementary schools: Winterpock, Grange Hall, Elizabeth Scott, Old Hundred, Watkins, Woolridge, Falling Creek, Bettie Weaver, Spring Run, Evergreen, Enon, Alberta Smith, Beulah, Hening, Robious, Chalkley, Clover Hill and Gordon
  • Thursday, Jan. 28 from 3-5 p.m. at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull: School-side staff at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull, CTC-identified instructors from Midlothian High, and Academy 360 staff members
  • Thursday, Jan. 28 from 3-5 p.m. at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse: Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse staff
  • Thursday, Feb. 4, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. onsite for staff at these elementary schools: Greenfield, Crenshaw, Bensley, Curtis, Ecoff, Jacobs Road, Bon Air, Providence, A.M. Davis, Marguerite Christian, Gates, Matoaca, Salem Church, Swift Creek, Reams, Wells, Hopkins, Bellwood, Harrowgate, Crestwood and Ettrick

With students in Cohort Nos. 2-3 returning to school next Monday, staff members at these schools will be prioritized with the latest deliveries of the vaccine.

The school district says they will begin administering shots tomorrow.

The newest distribution schedule was built based on the schools with the largest number of students returning to in-person instruction, meaning staff members at these schools could face an increased risk of exposure by the virtue of coming into contact with more students.

Chesterfield schools’ says they will continue to build a vaccine clinic schedule as they learn more about future deliveries, and will work to provide shots to middle and high school staff members next.

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