MEDINA, Ohio — Greater than 3,500 college workers who work in districts all through Medina County shall be given their first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Thursday. The vaccination effort, which shall be dealt with by Low cost Drug Mart pharmacists, is being executed in coordination with the Ohio Division of Well being to manage vaccines to Ok-12 college employees.
The one-day occasion will happen at Medina Excessive Faculty and Brunswick Excessive Faculty beginning at 7 a.m., each of that are closed Thursday to accommodate the vaccinations. The vaccinations shall be given as follows:
“It is a exceptional alternative and accountability and we really really feel the sense of delight and neighborhood on this collaborative effort with leaders from the state, the Medina County Well being Division, the Medina County ESC and all college techniques inside,” says Jason Briscoe, Director of Pharmacy Operations at Low cost Drug Mart.
“The objective is to maximise the capability of native vaccination companions,” Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine mentioned final week. “We have now a restricted provide of vaccine. We have now pulled vaccine from our statewide allocation particularly for vaccinating our Ok-12 employees. There simply isn’t sufficient to do each college within the first week. We should have the ability to additionally vaccinate older Ohioans in February.”