COVID-19 Vaccine Information
We are pleased to offer on-site COVID vaccine clinics for all students ages 16+ (and 12+ if approved) with a signed consent form on Tuesday, May 18th and Wednesday, May 19th from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm. The clinics will be held at Biddeford High School in the Tiger Gym. If you choose to have your child(ren) vaccinated, please carefully review the details below.
The timeframe of 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on Tuesday, May 18th is exclusively reserved for BHS students having the vaccine while in school. All other times are open for appointments to BMS and BHS students as well as employee’s children.
Students 12+ should register now in the event it is approved prior to the clinic dates.
The second dose will automatically be scheduled for Tuesday, June 8th and Wednesday, June 9th during the same time slots as your child’s first dose in May.
STEPS TO SIGN UP:
After reviewing the following links (Pfizer information sheet, pre-vaccine checklist, and post-vaccine care sheet, you will need to complete the three steps below to sign your child up for this vaccine clinic:
Complete this Registration Form (linked).
Both forms MUST be completed in advance and returned by Friday, May 14th.
Paper copies will also be sent home and should be returned to the School Nurse.
Click on Sign-up Genius here to choose a timeslot for your child’s appointment.
Reminder: BHS Parents who opt to have their child vaccinated while at school should choose the appointment slot of Tuesday, May 18th from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm and BHS staff will coordinate the ideal time for your child to attend the clinic based on their class schedule. Please ensure your child is aware you have signed them up to receive the vaccine.
The COVID-19 vaccine is provided at no cost. A fee for administration of the vaccine will be billed to your insurance carrier with no out-of-pocket cost to you. If you are accompanying your child, please bring a copy of your insurance card. Your child will not be denied the vaccine if they do not have insurance.
You can also visit our website www.vaccine.mainehealth.org for more vaccine information and FAQs (also available in 10 additional languages). If you have any questions, please contact your child’s school nurse.
Thank you for doing your part to bring an end to this pandemic.
Michael Albaum, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Southern Maine Health Care
Translations of the Fact Sheet for Recipients and Caregivers