Owensboro Health is offering a special COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Owensboro Catholic High School students ages 16 and older.
Covid-19 Vaccine Brand: Pfizer vaccine which is indicated for anyone age 16 or older. A booster dose will be scheduled for 21 days after
Location: OH Healthpark 1006 Ford Ave, Owensboro, KY 42301
Date: Friday, May 7, 2021 8-9 a.m.
· Students who drive may transport themselves.
· Non-driving students will meet at OCHS by 7:55 a.m. and an OCHS staff member will walk with the students to and from the Healthpark.
· Upon arrival to school after vaccine, students will need present their COVID-19 vaccination card to the Attendance Office for it to be an “Excused Tardy.”
Cost: $0–There is no out-of-pocket cost to receive the vaccine, but students will need to bring their insurance card if insured.
RSVP required: Owensboro Health has asked OCHS to report the # of students, who will be receiving the vaccine in advance, so no doses will be wasted. Please RSVP by Friday, 4-30-21 to [email protected] Apologies for short notice.
Parents/Guardians: You DO NOT have to be present for your student to receive the vaccine as long as you have signed the consent and release form. Please have your student to drop these off to the Health Room by Fri 4-30-21
What to bring to Healthpark on vaccine day 5-7-21
· “Patient Covid-19 Vaccine-Consent and Release” found here: Pfizer and Moderna Vaccine Administration Consent Form
· Copy of photo ID.
· Insurance Card
What is the Catholic Church’s Stance on the COVID Vaccine? The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (U.S.C.C B.) released a statement 11-23-2020 to clarify their support of members of the Catholic Community to receive the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine found here: https://www.usccb.org/resources/memo-to-bishops-on-vaccines-for-covid-19_0.pdf
Information about the Pfizer Vaccine can be found here: Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine EUA Fact Sheet for Recipients
For more information, contact Sherry Krampe, BSN, RN at [email protected]