DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Penn Wood High School Students will soon have the option to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The William Penn School District is asking parents to complete a survey.
They must let the district know if they would or would not like their teenager to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.READ MORE: Radnor Community Rallies To Save 'Raider' Name Ahead Of School Board Meeting
Survey responses are due on Tuesday and vaccinations are expected to begin on Monday, April 19 — but students must be 16 or older to be eligible.READ MORE: Tyree Roundtree Shot, Killed By Co-Worker Over $1,500 In Construction Wages, Philadelphia Police Say
“Success looks like I would say 90 to 95% of our students at least completing the survey and then us having two successful clinics because with Pfizer you have to have two shots,” a school official said.
The William Penn School District will have more to say about the vaccination plan on Monday.MORE NEWS: FDA Authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use In Children Ages 12-15
All Pennsylvanians ages 16 or older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, April 19 — which is in line with President Joe Biden’s directive.