Lake County Public Schools to offer coronavirus vaccine

Shots of Pfizer will be available at high schools across district

Lake County Schools offering free COVID-19 vaccines to school nurses, other employees
Lake County Schools offering free COVID-19 vaccines to school nurses, other employees

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Lake County and the school district are teaming up to offer free shots of a coronavirus vaccine.

Leaders will administer Pfizer’s vaccine at high schools across the county starting next week.

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Those who opt for the shots must bring identification, according to the district. Parents or guardians must accompany children.

Operations will run from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at select high schools.

The schedule is below:

  • Aug. 24 -- South Lake High School Auditorium
    • Second dose: Sept. 14
  • Aug. 25 -- Mount Dora High School Gym
    • Second dose: Sept. 15
  • Aug. 31 -- East Ridge High School Cafeteria
    • Second dose: Sept. 21
  • Sept. 1 -- Leesburg High School Auditorium
    • Second dose: Sept. 22
  • Sept. 2 -- Tavares High School Gym
    • Second dose: Sept. 23