The Fontana Unified School District recently investigated how many students (aged 12 and older), employees, and their families in the school district are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, and hundreds of people responded positively. bottom.
The district received 3,761 responses to the survey within a week, and 16% of parents said they were interested in vaccination of their students. In addition, 11% said that they or another adult in the household were interested in vaccination, said Michael Garcia, director of family and community engagement at FUSD.
“People who weren’t interested in vaccination have already been vaccinated or aren’t going to be vaccinated,” Garcia said.
On September 18, FUSD partnered with Walgreens Pharmacy to hold a vaccination event at Fontana High School, which provided 400 doses of Pfizer vaccine.
According to Garcia, the district will continue to partner with Walgreens and other agencies to host additional vaccination events in the future.
FUSD will provide COVID-19 testing to students and employees at five high schools from Monday to Thursday from 1 pm to 5 pm.
In addition, Creative Health Services continues to partner with FUSD to provide the community with free COVID-19 testing. For more information and appointments for a curative COVID-19 test, see COVID-19 Testing and Medical Services |. Healing.
As of mid-September, 5,578 young people (ages 5-19) have been infected with COVID-19 within the FUSD border since the pandemic began early last year, according to San Bernardino County health officials. ..
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