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PHOTOS: Schools as COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

By Education Week Photo Staff — February 26, 2021 1 min read
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As approximately 68 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been administered across the country, school districts are opening up their gyms, bus loops, hallways and bleachers to host vaccine clinics for their communities.

ALASKA

Vaccine recipients meet with shot givers at the Anchorage School District headquarters. The Anchorage School District headquarters hosted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Anchorage, Alaska, on February 3, 2021.
Denise Tilley gets a vaccine shot from Kathy Stewart, right. The Anchorage School District headquarters hosted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Anchorage, Alaska, on February 3, 2021.
Vaccine recipients are seated at tables in the Anchorage School District headquarters commons area on Wednesday. The Anchorage School District headquarters hosted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Anchorage, Alaska, on February 3, 2021.
Mary Pitts of Anchorage gets a vaccine injection from nurse Jan Ilutsik, right. The Anchorage School District headquarters hosted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Anchorage, Alaska, on February 3, 2021.

CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles Unified School District employees wait in the school gym before getting their first dose of the Moderna vaccine, as LAUSD's first vaccination site opened at the Roybal Learning Center, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Unified School District's first vaccination site opened at the Roybal Learning Center, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Los Angeles.

CONNECTICUT

Registered Nurse Stephenie Champion, left, vaccinates Ramon Soto, 65, at Central High School in Bridgeport, Conn. on Feb. 10, 2021.
Susan Basciano stands behind her mother Susan Palaia, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, at a mass vaccination clinic at Central High School in Bridgeport, Conn. Susan Palaia, her husband Larry, second from left, and their health care aide Lena Larrington, left, received the COVID-19 vaccination. The mass vaccination clinic is one of several ways Bridgeport officials are trying to fight the low vaccination rates many cities across the country are seeing compared with wealthier suburbs.
Susan Palaia is vaccinated by firefighter Noam Meir, left, and nurse Carmen Gonzalez at Central High School in Bridgeport, Conn. on Feb. 10, 2021.

ILLINOIS

Tables for patients to get the Moderna vaccine are attended by Walgreen's Pharmacist at a CPS vaccination site at Roberto Clemente High School, 1147 N Western Ave in Ukrainian Village, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021.
People fill out respective forms to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at Roberto Clemente Community Academy in Chicago on Feb. 11, 2021.

NEW JERSEY

People wait in line to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a public high school in Paterson, N.J. on Jan. 20, 2021.
A person receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in the gymnasium of International High School in Paterson, N.J., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Paterson's mayor called on the federal government to provide New Jersey with more coronavirus vaccines as the city's walk-in site again drew several hundred people, some of whom had lined up at 4:30 a.m.

VERMONT

David Dwyer, 75, of Lyndonville, Vt., waits to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in a hallway at the Hazen Union High School, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Hardwick, Vt. The clinic was held on the first day of vaccinations across Vermont for people age 75 or older.
People wait for their turn to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, right, as public health experts with the Vermont Health Department begin vaccinating people aged 75 and older at the Hazen Union High School in Hardwick, Vt. on Jan. 27, 2021.

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