Friendswood ISD to host Pfizer vaccination event May 21 for age 12 and up

The Pfizer vaccine has been approved for use in patients age 12 and up. (Courtesy Texas Children’s Hospital)
The Pfizer vaccine has been approved for use in patients age 12 and up. (Courtesy Texas Children’s Hospital)

The Pfizer vaccine has been approved for use in patients age 12 and up. (Courtesy Texas Children’s Hospital)

Friendswood ISD parents, employees, community members, and students age 12 and older are eligible to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on FISD grounds May 21.

Galveston County Health District is partnering with FISD to offer doses at the Cheer Shack, located at 402 Laurel Drive, from 4-6 p.m., according to a May 21 GCHD Facebook post. Parent or guardian permission is required for minors getting vaccinated.


FISD's website has a page dedicated to the vaccination efforts, where the community can find flyers, permission slips in English and Spanish, and a Teen FAQ sheet for Pfizer. A scannable QR code on the flyer takes registrants to the appropriate page, which can also be accessed at this link.

At the end of the registration process, registrants will select Friendswood ISD-Cheer Shack from a dropbox as the location. Another QR code will be given after registration has been completed, which registrants can either screenshot or print out and bring with them, per FISD's information page. Those who do not complete online registration can register on-site.
By Colleen Ferguson
A native central New Yorker, Colleen Ferguson worked as an editorial intern with the Cy-Fair and Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood editions of Community Impact before joining the Bay Area team in 2020. Colleen graduated from Syracuse University in 2019, where she worked for the campus's independent student newspaper The Daily Orange, with a degree in Newspaper and Online Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a degree in Spanish language and culture. Colleen previously interned with The Journal News/lohud, where she covered the commute in the greater New York City area.


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