Lake County offers COVID-19 vaccines, boosters at middle school campuses

Vaccination events to be held Wednesday and Thursday

Students sit in an Algebra class at Barbara Coleman Senior High School on the first day of school, Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, in Miami Lakes, Fla. Miami-Dade County public schools require students to wear a mask to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier) (Marta Lavandier, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health is hosting two free COVID-19 vaccination events at middle schools across Lake County.

Health officials are offering second doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to those who received their first shot earlier this month, the department said. They are also offering COVID-19 booster shots.

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The events will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the gyms of Carver Middle School on Wednesday and Eustis Middle School on Thursday.

Those interested must bring identification and parents or legal guardians, if under 18.

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