As we have shared with you previously, the Oregon Health Authority recently announced the approval of Pfizer’s two-dose COVID-19 vaccination for individuals age 12 and up. We are continuing to provide students and their families with vaccination support at the Oregon Convention Center (OCC).Please visit the PPS Student & Family Vaccination website https://sites.google.com/pps.net/studentandfamilyvac/home for information about our supported Wednesday vaccination opportunities and how you can request transportation to and from the OCC. This is the last week to access a first vaccine dose at the OCC. Second doses will be available until they close their doors on June 19.Students age 15+ can sign up or walk up to the OCC to receive a vaccine. Students ages 12-14 must be accompanied by either a parent, a guardian, or someone designated by the parent. If accompanied by an adult other than a parent, a student must have a parent-signed consent form. Please visit this PPS website https://www.pps.net/covid-19vaccination for consent forms in these languages.EnglishSpanishVietnameseChineseSomaliRussianAnd just a reminder, vaccinations at the OCC and other locations are easy to access throughout the week. You can visit https://getvaccinated.oregon.gov/#/locator to search for vaccination opportunities in your neighborhood or check Multnomah County’s list of vaccination sites.
Transportation resources to get Vaccine:
From May 24 - July 4, Uber and Lyft will be covering up to $15 ride fees to vaccine sites. Riders can get the discount code starting May 24. https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/05/11/995882805/uber-and-lyft-will-give-free-rides-to-covid-19-vaccination-spots-white-house-say
People ages 18 and older will have a chance to win one $1 million prize or one of 36 $10,000 prizes, one for each county. People ages 12 to 17 will have a chance to win one of five $100,000 Oregon College Savings Plan scholarships. Oregonians will be entered automatically, with protections for patient privacy. The drawing will be June 28
Drive-up/walk-in vaccinations are available, as some sites winding down
Drive-up/walk-in vaccinations: You don't need an appointment to get vaccinated at the PDX Airport Red Economy Lot, at Hillsboro Stadium or at the Oregon Convention Center vaccination sites. See location information below:
- PDX Airport:
- First doses will continue at PDX through May 30.
- Second doses will be given at PDX through June 19.
- Hillsboro Stadium:
- First doses will continue at Hillsboro Stadium through June 4.
- Second doses will be given at Hillsboro Stadium through June 25.
- Convention Center:
- First doses will continue until May 27.
- Only second doses will be offered in June.
- The site is set to close June 19.Covid-19
- PDX Airport:
In additon, Fanno Creek Clinic (2400 SW Vermont St, within walking distance of IBWHS) is currently administering the COVID-19 vaccine (J&J and Moderna for 18 and older) by appointment. You do not need to be a patient at the clinic.