Davenport School District begins staff COVID-19 vaccinations

(Davenport, IA) -- Teachers in the Davenport Community School District are getting their COVID-19 vaccines in preparation of a return to in-person learning.

DCSD announced on Tuesday that all staff members will be offered the vaccine as a way to help protect students and others. Tuesday through Thursday this week, and again on Tues., February 9, through Thurs., February 11, district employees will be able get vaccinated at a clinic from 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Achievement Service Center on Main St. in Davenport.

In a new release the district says this measure is necessary to accommodate the return of students to their classrooms in the coming weeks. The district already announced plans to shift students from a hybrid learning model to 100 percent in-person learning on Feb. 15.

Vaccinated staff members will continue to wear masks, observe social distance, and wash their hands.

(Photo by KWQC)

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