The district will be administering the Pfizer vaccine, since it is approved for people ages 12 years old and older.
The first dose will be administered from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, and the second dose will be administered from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 10. Vaccinations will be given at the MISD Stadium on Hardin Boulevard.
Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, who may also receive the vaccine if they signed up on the form, the letter stated. Students receiving the vaccine will have to show proof, such as a birth certificate that they are 12 years or older, district officials said.
The district emphasized the opportunity provided is optional for those who want to receive the vaccine. To sign up, families will need to complete the form at this link by 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 19.