GOLETA, Calif. — 14 highschool college students spent their lunch break getting their second COVID-19 vaccine. The journey allowed college students who may need a tougher time attending to or making an appointment to get vaccinated. These college students had been 16 and up. They began their course of earlier than the vaccine was accepted for 12 and up.
Different faculties in Santa Barbara Unified Faculty District have partnered to extend accessibility for the vaccine. This week Santa Barbara County Public Well being is holding a clinic at Santa Barbara Excessive Faculty. The clinic is Tuesday by way of Thursday 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The San Marcos seniors who bought vaccinated on Thursday mentioned they needed to get vaccinated so they might attend commencement in particular person. San Marcos’ dean of pupil engagement, Paige Dupont, mentioned college students have to be absolutely vaccinated or present a detrimental COVID-19 check to participate in commencement.
To make an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine go to MyTurn or name 2-1-1.
Well being / Santa Barbara – South County