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County to offer COVID-19 vaccine at Gotha Middle, other West Orange schools

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The Pfizer vaccine will be given at the school Tuesday, June 15.
by: Danielle Hendrix Associate Editor

Those still in need of the COVID-19 vaccine will have an opportunity to receive it locally Tuesday, June 15.

Health Hero Florida will be administering the Pfizer vaccine at Gotha Middle School's gynasium from 3 to 6 p.m. No appointments are necessary, as only walk-ups are being accepted.

Guardians must accompany minors, and anyone who is 12 years old or older is eligible. Guardians can fill out, print and bring a parental consent form with them to save time.

The Pfizer vaccine requires two doses, so anyone receiving it should plan to schedule their second dose on the school's scheduled date, at another Orange County Public Schools event or at an outside location. Gotha Middle's second-dose clinic is scheduled for 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 13.

Here is the remaining schedule for OCPS-hosted summer vaccination clinics in West Orange County:

  • Chain of Lakes Middle School gymnasium; 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 26 (second doses only)
  • Ocoee Middle School media center; 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 23 (first doses) and 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 14 (second doses)
  • SunRidge Middle School gymnasium; 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 29 (first doses) and 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 20
  • West Orange High School media center; 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 14 (first doses) and 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4 (second doses) 

For more information and the full schedule of OCPS-hosted dates, click here.

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Danielle Hendrix is the Associate Editor for the West Orange Times & Observer and the Windermere Observer. She is a 2015 graduate of the University of Central Florida, from which she earned a bachelor's degree in journalism with a minor in world comparative studies. ...

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