These 22 Orange County high schools will host COVID-19 vaccine clinics this week

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Twenty-two Orange County high schools will host COVID-19 vaccine clinics this week.

Vaccinations are available to children as young as 5 years old.


Orange County Public Schools is partnering with Health Hero Florida to host vaccine clinics Tuesday through Saturday at 22 high schools.

The walk-in events are open to all OCPS families and community members who need to get a vaccine or booster. Children ages five to 11 will receive the two-dose Pfizer vaccine, but all brands and boosters will also be available for others, organizers said.

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Health leaders say Orange County’s overall population has essentially reached herd immunity, but they say kids under 12, who haven’t been eligible for the vaccine until now, are still testing positive.

“It hasn’t gone away yet. As we get into the winter, we’re going to see more cases,” said Dr. TIm Hendrix with AdventHealth CentraCare. “This time last year, we saw a seasonal increase just because it was fall.”

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CentraCare hasn’t seen any major complications with kids getting vaccinated, and say parents should not waste any time getting them in.

Parents or guardians must accompany children and sign the Department of Health’s consent form.

Here is a list of when each high school will host the vaccine clinic:

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Tuesday, Nov. 9. from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Boone High School School, 1000 East Kaley Street, Orlando.

University High School, 11501 Eastwood Drive, Orlando.

Freedom High School, 2500 West Taft-Vineland Road, Orlando.

Freedom High School, 2500 West Taft-Vineland Road, Orlando.

Evans High School, 4949 Silver Star Road, Orlando.

Apopka High School, 555 Martin Street, Apopka.

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Wednesday, Nov. 10 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Dr. Phillips High School, 6909 Turkey Lake Road, Orlando.

Windermere High School, 5523 Winter Garden Vineland Road, Windermere.

Horizon High School, 10393 Seidel Road, Winter Garden.

Oak Ridge High School, 700 West Oak Ridge Road, Orlando.

Thursday, Nov. 11 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Winter Park High School, 2100 Summerfield Drive, Winter Park.

East River High School, 650 East River Falcons Way, Orlando.

West Orange High School, 1625 South Beulah Road, Winter Garden.

Cypress Creek High School, 1101 Bear Crossing Drive, Orlando.

Jones High School, 801 South Rio Grande Way, Orlando.

Wekiva High School, 2501 North Hiawassee Road, Apopka.

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Saturday, Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Colonial High School, 6100 Oleander Drive, Orlando.

Timber Creek High School, 1001 Avalon Park Boulevard, Orlando.

Olympia High School, 4301 Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando.

Lake Buena Vista High School, 11305 Daryl Darter Parkway, Orlando.

Lake Nona High School,12500 Narcoossee Road, Orlando.

Edgewater High School, 3100 Edgewater Drive, Orlando.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.