CCPS partnering with health department for youth vaccine clinics

CCPS partnering with health department for youth vaccine clinics

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has partnered with the Charles County Department of Health to host vaccine clinics at area high schools for children. Priority registration is for children ages 12 and older. Registration for the below clinics is available on the health department website at

The clinics will offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and take place in either the listed school’s gymnasium or cafeteria. CCPS is partnering with the health department in an effort to vaccinate as many county residents as possible, including children. CCPS does not require any student or staff member to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Families can register children ages 12 and older for the following clinics.

  • May 19, La Plata High School, 3 to 7 p.m.
  • May 26, Westlake High School, 3 to 7 p.m.
  • June 2, Henry E. Lackey High School, 3 to 7 p.m.
  • June 8, Thomas Stone High School, 3 to 7 p.m.

Parents with questions about the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine or the clinics should call the health department at 301-609-6717. Details about future clinics for children will be released as planned.

About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.  CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).

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