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CPS to Offer Free COVID-19 Vaccines for Students Aged 12 and Up

Columbia Public Schools has partnered with the Columbia/Boone County Health Department and will be offering free COVID-19 vaccinations to students who are 12 years old or older.

We have added two additional clinics for our students. There are now three separate clinics. 

The optional clinics will be hosted at your student’s school. If you would like your student to receive the vaccine, you will need to complete a consent/permission slip and have your student return it to their school prior to the clinic or bring it with them to the clinic. Students are not required to receive the vaccine.

The Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine currently authorized for those individuals 12 years old or older and requires two doses. Each school has designated dates for both the first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine.  

School-based vaccination clinics for students ≥ 12 years of age:

Clinic 2 - Middle School COVID Vaccine Schedule 

First Dose Location

First Dose Day

First Dose Time

John Warner and Jefferson MS

May 21

8 am - 10 am

West and Lange MS

May 21

12 pm - 2 pm

Oakland and Smithton MS

May 24

8 am - 10 am

Gentry MS

May 24

12 pm - 2 pm

 

 

 

Second Dose Location

Second Dose Day

Second Dose Time

John Warner and Jefferson MS

June 18

8 am - 10 am

Gentry MS

June 18

12 pm - 2 pm

Oakland/Lange MS (held at Oakland MS during summer school)
West/Smithton MS (held at West MS during summer school)

June 21

8 am - 10 am

Clinic 3 - High School COVID Vaccine Schedule for 12 years and older

First Dose Location

First Dose Day

First Dose Time

Battle High School

May 25

9 am - noon

Rock Bridge High School

May 26

9 am - noon

Douglass High School

May 27

10 am

CORE

May 27

9 am

Hickman High School

May 28

9 am - noon

 

 

 

Second Dose Location

Second Dose Day

Second Dose Time

Battle High School

June 22

9 am to 11 am

Rock Bridge High School

June 22

1 pm - 3 pm

Hickman High School

June 23

9 am - 11 am 

Note: If your student received their first dose at CORE or Douglass High School in Clinic 3, they will receive their second dose at their home school. Additionally, your student may receive a second dose elsewhere as long as it has been 21 days since the initial dose.

If your student received the first dose during Clinic 1 earlier this month, below is a reminder of the second dose schedule. 

Second Dose Location

Second Dose Day

Second Dose Time

Battle High School

May 25

Battle High School

Rock Bridge High School

May 26

9 am - noon

Douglass High School

May 27

10 am

CORE

May 27

9 am

Hickman High School

May 28

9 am - noon

The consent/permission slip is attached and additional information about the vaccine and the clinics is available on the district’s COVID-19 website.

There are other opportunities to receive a shot in the community. 

  • MU Health Care will host a first-dose vaccination event for ages 12-15 from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at the Faurot Field vaccination site. Appointments will be available at muhealth.org/covid19-vaccine-scheduling. This event will feature Pfizer vaccine, and it is available to anyone 12 and older. Anyone 12-17 years old will need a parent or guardian to sign the vaccine consent form.
  • Boone Health will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, May 15 from 9-11 a.m. at the Columbia Mall. Appointments are available at boone.health/covidappointment/. 
  • COVID-19 vaccines are available at the health department clinic, 1005 West Worley. Appointments can be scheduled online at CoMo.Gov/CovidVaccine or by calling 573.874.CITY(2489).

COVID Consent Form