ExploreCOVID-19 cases reported at metro Atlanta public schools
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week approved the Pfizer vaccine for children 12 and older, expanding eligibility which had previously been limited to those aged 16 and older. Now, most middle and high school student are eligible for vaccination.
“Achieving widespread COVID-19 vaccination is how we will eventually end this pandemic,” said Nirmal Patel, Walmart’s health and wellness director for Georgia.
Since August, the school district has reported more than 5,000 COVID-19 cases among students and staff.