Swine flu shots begin Monday in Pinellas
From a district press release:
The H1N1 vaccine program is voluntary and requires a completed screening form and signed parent consent form. Vaccines will be offered at elementary, middle and high schools, as well as charter schools. Parents of elementary students are encouraged to be present when their children receive the immunization. The program is expected to be completed within a two-week period, prior to the Thanksgiving holiday break.
Schools have distributed parent information packets, and families were alerted through a series of automated phone calls. H1N1 vaccine information, along with the schedule of school clinics, is available on the PCS News section of the district website, www.pcsb.org.
Parents who have questions or concerns about the vaccine should call the Pinellas County Health Department, 727-824-6964.