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School-Staff Vaccinations Will Depend On Supply

Jan 26, 2021

A Licking Heights classroom
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Ohio’s k-12 schools will begin vaccinating their employees later this week.

The schedule for shot clinics is based on vaccine accessibility. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

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Governor Mike DeWine says one school district will begin getting shots this Thursday, and other's are scheduled for next week.

 

“They should know that and should have been notified by now. The rest of you who wondered when you will start- you should know by Friday.” 

 

DeWine says employees in all k-12 schools that agreed to hybrid or I n-person learning March 1st will get their first shot in February. Some may get their second. He says it is safe for schools to go back to in-person teaching without being fully vaccinated because studies show masks have been far more effective than originally thought.