Friendswood ISD to host vaccination event at local campuses

Anyone 12 years old and older is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but must have a parent or guardians permission if they are under 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Anyone 12 years old and older is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but must have a parent or guardians permission if they are under 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Anyone 12 years old and older is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, but must have a parent or guardians permission if they are under 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Friendswood ISD will host a COVID-19 vaccination event Sept. 22 for those seeking their first dose.

The event, which is in partnership with the University of Texas Medical Branch, will take place at Friendswood High School and Friendswood Junior High School. It is open to all students ages 12 and older as well as FISD teachers, administrators and staff, according to the district's news release.



Students under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian’s permission. This is the school district’s third vaccination event since the start of the pandemic, having previously had a turnout of more than 200 people at the first two, according to Dayna Owen, FISD's executive director of communications, via email.

“We want to make sure we are giving people in our community every opportunity to get the vaccination if they want it,” Owen said.

FHS will host the event in its library from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and FJHS will host the event in the Trailblazer room from 2:30-4 p.m., according to the release. FHS is located at 702 Greenbriar Drive, Friendswood, while FJHS is located at 1000 Manison Parkway, Friendswood. Anyone who wants to receive the COVID-19 vaccine can sign up for an appointment slot here.

By Sierra Rozen

Metro Reporter, South Houston

Sierra joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in September of 2021 after graduating with a degree in communication and a minor in journalism from St. Edward's University in Austin, TX. Sierra covers all things in the South Houston area but in particular covers Friendswood ISD, Friendswood City Council and Harris County METRO. Prior to CI, Sierra served as the viewpoints and life and arts editor for Hilltop Views, as well as interning for Austin Woman Magazine.



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