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Hopewell holds Pfizer vaccine clinics for middle, high school

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Published: Aug. 30, 2021 at 7:18 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 2, 2021 at 5:59 AM EDT
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HOPEWELL, Va. (WWBT) - The Hopewell City school district is holding two vaccine clinics for middle and high school students and staff.

Kids 12 and older in the sixth, seventh or eighth grades can get their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine, which is fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It’s from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday at Carter G. Woodson Middle School.

Another event for high school students will be held on Sept. 2 at Hopewell High School from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Parental consent is required.

This comes after more than 100 cases of COVID-19 were reported among students and staff in the first month of school.

Register for the clinic in advance on the school district’s website, here.

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