County of Santa Clara Public Health Department and Santa Clara County Office of Education Launch School-Based Vaccine Clinics for Children Ages 5 to 11
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 4, 2021
Katherine R. Smith Elementary School to be the first of dozens of school vaccination locations with many in disproportionately affected neighborhoods
SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA. – The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department, in partnership with the Santa Clara County Office of Education, has opened the first of what will be dozens of COVID-19 vaccination clinics at school campuses, starting with those located in neighborhoods disproportionately affected by the virus. One of the first school locations to begin providing COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 is Katherine R. Smith Elementary School in San José on November 4. The Centers for Disease Control approved Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 on November 2.