COVID-19 walk-in clinics for students to be held at high schools in Kitchener, Cambridge in August
The Waterloo Area District School Board says there will be school-based COVID-19 vaccine clinics in high schools for the first two weeks of August.
The board says the walk-in clinics hosted by the region’s vaccine distribution task force will be open to teenagers ages 12-17 and their families.
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Despite the fact that time is running out to take both doses before school starts, only 70 percent of people in this age group have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the task force’s dashboard.
This is at least 10 percent behind any other age bracket in the Waterloo area.
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The board of directors says there will be clinics at Resurrection Catholic Secondary School in Kitchener and Monsignor Doyle Catholic Secondary School in Cambridge on August 4th and 5th from 12:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and August 6 and August 7th from 9:00 a.m. 30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Courses are also held the following week at Grand River Collegiate and Huron Heights Secondary School in Kitchener and Southwood Secondary School in Cambridge.
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The clinic at Grand River Collegiate is open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
The one at Southwood Secondary School starts at 3 p.m. on Wednesday. until 8:15 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
The clinic at Huron Heights Secondary School is open Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
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