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    Older students are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, with any student ages 12 and up able to get vaccinated starting May 13.


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

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    Dear PPS High School Families,

    This is a reminder that COVID-19 vaccinations are available again this Wednesday, May 12 at the Oregon Convention Center for students 16 and older and their family members. 

    To reserve a vaccination appointment, please click here to access the appointment form. 

    If you or your student would like a ride to and from the Convention Center on Wednesday, please indicate where asked on the form. We will depart from the following schools, but your student does not have to attend any of these schools to be eligible for transportation.

    Shuttles depart Wednesday as follows:
    Roosevelt – 8:35 a.m.
    McDaniel @ Marshall – 9:00 a.m.
    Alliance @ Meek – 9:05 a.m.
    Franklin – 9:40 a.m.
    Wells-Barnett – 10:15 a.m.

    Like last week, we will have PPS staff at the Convention Center to help get you set up and answer any questions you might have.

    This is a great way to get vaccinated; we hope you take advantage of this opportunity!

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

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    Dear High School Students and Families,

    Students 16 and older at Portland school districts, including PPS, are being offered a new opportunity for free-of-charge COVID-19 vaccinations, starting this week at the Oregon Convention Center. If your 16+ student has not yet been vaccinated, we hope you will take advantage of this opportunity.

    Students will receive the Pfizer vaccine; it is a two-shot series, with the doses given approximately three weeks apart. Dates in the form linked below are to receive the first dose.

    PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is also available to family members of high school students. Simply fill out a form for each family member to schedule their vaccination appointment.

    Please complete this form to schedule your student’s vaccination. If you will need a ride to and from the Oregon Convention Center, please indicate that in the form and someone will follow up with you to confirm space on one of our bus shuttles.

    The form contains additional information and details, so please click through to learn more.

    We know that the vaccination process can seem overwhelming and confusing, so we hope this process we are now offering is simple and straightforward for you and your high school student. We are here to help, and we hope you will take advantage of this opportunity.

    Thank you.

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

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    Dear High School Students and Families,

    Students 16 and older at Portland school districts, including PPS, are being offered a new opportunity for free-of-charge COVID-19 vaccinations, starting next week at the Oregon Convention Center. If your 16+ student has not yet been vaccinated, we hope you will take advantage of this opportunity, which is also available to family members.

    We will share more information, including how to set appointments that begin next week, on Monday. Please look for an email then.

    Wishing you a safe and peaceful weekend.

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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: 


Previous Updates

  • 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

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Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (Federal)

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