Albany County School District #1 Gives Parents Info on Vaccines
At the December 8 Board of Trustees Regular Meeting, the Board voted to move to masks “strongly recommended” starting on January 3, when students and staff return from Winter Break.
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With this shift in mask policy approaching, Albany County School District #1 (ACSD#1) is sharing resources and information about the approved Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, which is available for anyone ages five and up.
The following information regards the vaccine:
- COVID-19 vaccines are not required to attend a school in ACSD#1, but they remain the most effective tool to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states that vaccines are a safe and effective way to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
- In Laramie, you can schedule an appointment for a vaccine for children ages 5-11 at Laramie Pediatrics. Additionally, you can call Ivinson Convenient Care at 755-4540 to schedule a vaccine appointment. For other age groups or to search for booster shot locations, you can visit vaccines.gov for more information.
ACSD#1 will continue to work closely with the Albany County Health Department and Wyoming Department of Health.