Kids as young as 12 can now get vaccinated. Will NYC public schools help get shots into arms?

Kids as young as 12 can now get vaccinated. Will NYC public schools help get shots into arms?

“Now that children as young as age 12 are eligible for Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, the next step is getting their families to sign them up for it.

While Shake Shack is trying to lure New Yorkers with a free side of French fries, and the Mets and Yankees are offering free ballgame tickets, one group in the Bronx is giving shots at a Bronx charter school and is paying vaccine recipients $50 per dose. A Brooklyn private school, meanwhile, brought the vaccine to their high school campus last month.

The city’s education department has not yet disclosed what role it will play in vaccinating students. Still, Health Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi this week suggested the nation’s largest school system will be involved in administering the vaccine.”

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