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School-Based Vaccination Events

The FDA and CDC have authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use to prevent COVID-19 in children ages 5 to 11.

Learn more here.

Reach out to plan a school-based vaccination event for any grade level!

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L2R districts are already planning school-based vaccination events for this fall!

Reach out to your L2R Program Manager or contact Health Commons to learn more about this opportunity or start organizing your district’s vaccination events.

Washington schools can take the lead

Washington schools can take the lead in supporting vaccine uptake in communities by hosting vaccination events this summer and into the next school year.


“To boost the vaccination rates in your school community, I ask you to first, if you have not already, stand up a vaccination clinic at your school sites.”

Miguel A. Cardona, Ed.D.

United States Secretary of Education

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Why host a vaccination event?


Reduce transmission of COVID-19 in schools

and the community


Minimize lost learning days

Offer vaccinations to students and

families from a trusted

community institution


Help level the playing field for

vaccine access

Drive vaccine uptake in the

wider community


School gym, cafeteria, auditorium, or parking lot 


Local EMS agency, healthcare provider, or mobile vaccine delivery team


Before, during, or after school-hours


1-6 hours per event

What does a school-based vaccination event look like?

Event Example

School District

Host site

School communications

Vaccine Provider

Labor & supplies

Data management & reporting

Local Health Department

Key collaborator

Allocates vaccines & supplies

Learn to Return

Program management

Stakeholder mobilization & event planning

Workflow optimization & technology integration

What is the experience like for participants?

“Health Commons and Learn to Return made the vaccination event easy for school staff. The fire trucks pulled in, everything was set up, and we vaccinated over 70 students and family members in just a few hours.”

Harland Warrior

Assistant Principal & Athletic Director at Hazen High School

Highlights from recent vax events in Renton School District

Reach out to your L2R program manager or contact Health Commons to learn more about this opportunity or start organizing your district’s vaccination event.

People vaccinated

High Schools

Events (1st & 2nd dose events)

Minutes (Average wait time from arrival to dose)