CCPS partners with health department for youth vaccine clinics

CCPS partners with health department for youth vaccine clinics


Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has partnered with the Charles County Department of Health to host free COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children ages 5 and older at area schools. Registration for the below clinics is available at https://charlescountycovid.org/vaccine-registration/.

The clinics will offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and take place in either the listed school’s gymnasium or cafeteria. CCPS does not require any student or staff member to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Families can register children ages 5 and older for the following clinics.

  • Monday, Nov. 15, 4 to 8 p.m., Matthew Henson Middle School, 3535 Livingston Road, Indian Head, MD 20640.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 16, 4 to 8 p.m., John Hanson Middle School, 3165 John Hanson Drive, Waldorf, MD 20601.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 17, 4 to 8 p.m., Piccowaxen Middle School, 12834 Rock Point Road, Newburg, MD 20664.
  • Thursday, Nov. 18, 4 to 8 p.m., Milton M. Somers Middle School, 300 Willow Lane, La Plata, MD 20646.

The clinics also offer appointments for adults who are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine booster, as well as appointments for adults in need of the COVID-19 vaccine series.

Parents with questions about the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine or the clinics should call the health department at 301-609-6717 or their child’s family doctor. Details about future clinics for children will be released as dates, times and locations are finalized.

About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.  CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).

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