By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Students and their families were able to spend time at the Philadelphia Zoo and get the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday.

School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Zoo Partner With Chop To Provide Pfizer Shots To Students Over 12

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The School District of Philadelphia is teaming up with CHOP to provide the Pfizer vaccine to students 12 and older ahead of the school year.

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Those who were vaccinated were able to tour the zoo after their shot.

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The second dose will be given on Sept. 7, also at the Philadelphia Zoo.