District provides information on student vaccine clinics

The district sent parents information on clinics through Children’s Mercy Kansas City and the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment

Ben Wieland, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

The district shared information with parents regarding COVID-19 vaccination options via Children’s Mercy Kansas City and the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment Friday, April 16. 

Both locations will offer the Pfizer vaccination, which is the only one to be approved for people above the age of 16. Families need to make appointments at all vaccine clinics to receive doses, according to the district memo. 

At the Children’s Mercy location, vaccines are available for free to Kansas residents between the ages of 16 and 22.

At the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment locations, vaccines are available for free to anyone older than 16 who lives or works in Johnson County. 

Vaccination appointments at the Children’s Mercy location will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 17 and Saturday, May 1. They will also be available on Wednesday, April 21 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., according to the memo. 

Appointments at the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment location (15500 W 108th St., Lenexa) will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, Wednesday, April 21, Tuesday, April 27, Wednesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 29. They will also be available Saturday, April 24 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

Appointments with Children’s Mercy can be scheduled in the MyChildrensMercy patient portal.

Appointments with the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment can be scheduled at this link.

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