Mahoning Valley K-12 Receive COVID Vaccine Schedules
COLUMBUS, Ohio — K-12 schools, including public, private and career tech institutions received additional guidance on when teachers and staff will begin receiving vaccines for COVID-19.
All of the schools have committed to returning to either a full-time in-person or hybrid education model by March 1. Faculty and staff necessary for in-person learning are eligible to be part of the Phase 1B rollout.
“Vaccine is incredibly scarce, and we simply don’t have enough to vaccinate everyone at the same time. Therefore, this will be a rolling process, just like it has been during other vaccination phases, with a goal of administering all first doses by March 1,” said Gov. Mike DeWine. “This rollout schedule is a heavy logistical lift that aims to ensure the maximum number of people can be vaccinated in the shortest amount of time.”
The process allows most K-12 staff in a county to be vaccinated within seven days of their assigned vaccination start date. Eligible recipients may learn more about vaccination locations and times from their administrators, according to a release.
School districts and educational entities in Mahoning, Columbiana and Trumbull counties will receive vaccines three of the four scheduled weeks of the K-12 rollout.
Districts in Mahoning County and a few from Columbiana County will begin receiving the vaccine the week of Feb. 1. Click HERE for a list of those districts.
A majority of districts in Columbiana County will begin receiving vaccines during the second week of distribution beginning Feb. 8. Click HERE for a list of those districts.
Districts in Trumbull County will begin receiving vaccines the fourth and final week of distribution beginning Feb. 22. Click HERE for a list of those districts.
No Mahoning Valley school districts are identified for the third week of distribution beginning Feb. 15.
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