MADISON (WKOW) — A mass vaccination clinic for the Madison Metropolitan Faculty District will happen subsequent week, in line with a information launch from MMSD.
MMSD is partnering with SSM Well being who will probably be offering 1,200 COVID-19 vaccines to workers prioritized by the district.
“We’re enthusiastic about our partnership with SSM Well being, and really grateful for his or her assist of our faculty neighborhood,” stated MMSD Superintendent Dr. Calton D. Jenkins. “Now we have been working onerous to advocate for our workers to be prioritized for vaccination, and this is a vital step ahead to creating vaccines out there to all workers.”
The primary dose will probably be given on March, 12 and the second will comply with on Friday, April 9.
“At SSM Well being, we consider a secure return to highschool full time is finest for the well being of our kids. Vaccinating our educators is vital to creating that occur,” stated SSM Well being Regional President Damond Boatwright. “We’re dedicated to vaccinating these in our communities as rapidly as doable and we’re proud to companion with the Madison Metropolitan Faculty District.”
MMSD is hoping this effort will enable it to speed up the vaccination timeline for its elementary, center faculty, highschool and central workplace workers and substitute lecturers.