• Vaccine

    Students ages 5 and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines for children 12 to 18 were approved starting May 13, and on November 3 the CDC approved a smaller dose for ages 5-11.

Announcing Series of Vaccine Clinics at Faubion School

  • Dear PPS Community,

    We’re pleased to announce that we will co-host a series of COVID-19 vaccine clinics at Faubion PK-8 School (2930 NE Dekum St.). The clinics will be open to all and offer first, second and booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as pediatric vaccines for age 5 to 11.

    The clinics will be held in the Faubion clinic space, with Medical Teams International working in partnership with Kaiser Permanente. There is no charge for the vaccine.

    The sessions will run from 3:30 to 7 p.m. on these dates:

    • Wednesday, February 16
    • Wednesday, February 23
    • Wednesday, March 9
    • Wednesday, March 16

    We encourage anyone who has not yet been vaccinated, or needs a booster does, to take advantage of these opporunities. 

Watch Virtual Panel Event: Learn About COVID-19 Vaccines for Students Ages 5-11

  • A panel of local health professionals shared the latest information on COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11. The event was co-hosted by the Multnomah County Health Department, Multnomah Education Service District and Multnomah County school districts. Watch the forum: 

Previous Updates

  • Vaccine Opportunities During High School Registration

  • Multnomah County Offering Free Vaccinations For Students on August 18 and 24

  • Vaccination Opportunity for PPS Employees on Aug. 18

  • Vaccination Event at Franklin HS and Lane MS set for July 23 and 30, and August 13 and 20

  • July 20 Vaccination Event at Grant High School

  • June 30 Vaccine Event at Roosevelt High School

  • June 21 Vaccination Event at Harrison Park K-8 School

  • May 24 Update: Reminder About COVID-19 Vaccination Opportunities for Students Age 12 and Up

  • May 17 Update: COVID-19 Vaccination Consent Form for Students Ages 12-14

  • May 10 Update: Reminder, COVID-19 Vaccinations Available for Students 16+

  • May 4 Update: Additional Information About COVID-19 Vaccinations for Students 16+

  • April 30 Update: COVID-19 Vaccination Opportunity for Students 16+

  • March 15 Update: Vaccine Options Remain for Eligible PPS Staff and Community Partners

  • March 2 Update: COVID-19 Vaccination appointments still available today

  • March 1 Update: More appointments for Wave 4 open today at 3 p.m.

  • February 25 Update: More appointments for Wave 4 open at noon today

  • February 22 Update: More appointments for Wave 4 and a Change to Wave 4 eligibility

  • February 17 Update: Thursday at 9 a.m. Wave 4 Appointments Open for Scheduling

  • February 15 Update: Appointments for Waves 1-3 and Oregon Convention Center Open Today

  • February 12 Update: OCC Vaccine Clinic Closed Due to Weather

  • February 11 Update: Noon Appointments for Waves 1-3 and Inclement Weather Impacts

  • February 4 Update: Wave 3 Appointments Open at Noon Today

  • February 1 Update: Wave 2 Vaccine Appointments Available Today

  • January 29 Update: Wave 2 Vaccine Appointments Available at noon on Monday

  • January 28, Noon: Vaccine Updates and Wave 1 Appointments Still Available

  • January 27, Update II: More Wave 1 Vaccine Appointments Now Available

  • January 27: Vaccine Clinics Update

  • January 26 Noon Update: Important Information Regarding COVID Vaccination Appointments

  • January 26 Morning Update: Vaccine Scheduling Starts Today

  • January 22: Staff Vaccination Update

  • January 15 Update: Gov. Brown Announces Plan For Vaccinations for Educators and School Staff

  • January 14 Message on Potential Qualification for Phase 1A Vaccines

Communities of Color COVID-19 Vaccine Presentation

  • On January 29, an expert panel discussed the implications and challenges of COVID-19 vaccines on communities of color, which have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. The presentation was co-sponsored by Multnomah County, the Coalition of Communities of Color and Portland Public Schools. Watch it: 


  • Let's Talk

  • On August 18, Portland Public Schools announced that all district employees will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Read message to staff

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