McKinney ISD offers optional COVID-19 vaccines for district students, guardians

McKinney ISD will administer optional COVID-19 vaccines to students and their guardians. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
McKinney ISD will administer optional COVID-19 vaccines to students and their guardians. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

McKinney ISD will administer optional COVID-19 vaccines to students and their guardians. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

McKinney ISD, in partnership with the McKinney Fire Department, is offering optional COVID-19 vaccines to students 12 years old and older and to any parent or legal guardian who accompanies them, the district said in a May 13 letter to parents.

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.
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the Frisco and McKinney editions.


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