The FDA has permitted the use of the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine in children ages 12-15. We wanted to share some information regarding access to the vaccine should you wish to have your child vaccinated.
We have partnered with CarePortMD to host a mobile vaccine clinic on Tuesday, May 18 (first dose) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, June 9 (second dose) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. This clinic will be providing the Pfizer vaccine to any of our students aged 12+ and parents of our students who wish to receive the vaccine. The mobile vaccine unit will be on-site at the high school and middle school campus throughout the day - an appointment is needed (Individuals under 18 years old must bring a parent/legal guardian.) Please click here to make an appointment for our clinic through CarePortMD.
Starting today (May 13), the Pfizer vaccine will be available without the need for an appointment to everyone age 12 and over at the following Chester County Health Department vaccine sites.
- Exton Square Mall (former Sears store), 222 Exton Square Mall, Exton, - Tuesday-Friday noon – 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- Longwood Gardens overflow parking area (drive-thru), 1010 E. Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford, – Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m – 5 p.m.
If individuals prefer to make an appointment for the vaccine at either of these locations, you may click here.
The Chester County Hospital is currently scheduling appointments for a COVID-19 vaccine clinic beginning on Friday, May 17th, 2021 for individuals ages 12 and older. (Individuals under 18 years old must bring a parent/legal guardian.) Spots are filling up quickly - Click here to sign up for this clinic.
Delaware County is now offering the Pfizer vaccine for those ages 12-15, at select walk-in and drive-thru clinic locations, beginning on Thursday, May 13. Click here to make an appointment at one of the vaccine locations in Delaware County.
Additionally, The Pfizer vaccine will be available - without the need for an appointment - to everyone ages 12 and over at Springfield Hospital (190 Sproul Rd., Springfield, PA) on Thursday, May 13, from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. and on Friday, May 14, from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Click here to learn more about this opportunity.
We are also working with Chester County school districts to coordinate another vaccination clinic that will be hosted at Avon Grove high school for all Chester County students ages 12-15. The possible dates of this clinic are June 5 (first dose) and June 26 (second dose). Stay tuned for more information on this opportunity.
As you can see, there are many opportunities for our students aged 12+ to receive the Pfizer vaccine. This is an important mitigation measure for our students and community. We encourage our families to consider getting your child vaccinated if they are eligible. The more students vaccinated, the closer we will be to returning to more normalcy in the fall.