Mobile vaccination bus to administer shots on Valencia College’s Poinciana campus

Bus will administer 2-dose Pfizer vaccine

A healthcare worker inoculates a woman with a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a community center in La Pintana neighborhood of Santiago, Chile, Wednesday, March 31, 2021, during a city-wide lockdown reinstated to help contain the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix) (Esteban Felix, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

POINCIANA, Fla. – Students, staff and other members of the community at Valencia College’s Poinciana location will have the chance to get vaccinated on campus this week.

School officials said in a tweet that the Florida Department of Health’s mobile vaccination bus will administer first doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., or until vaccine supply runs out.

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The bus will return to the Poinciana campus May 13 to provide second doses, according to Valencia College officials.

School officials said appointments are not required and the shots will be offered to students, staff and community members 16 and older. Those ages 16 and 17 will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian and will need to present a completed parental consent form at the time of vaccination. Parental consent forms can be found here and are also available on site, officials said.

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