NY Charter Schools Associations, Rochester schools to host COVID-19 town hall and vaccine clinic

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The New York Charter Schools Association has partnered with local agencies to hold a COVID-19 virtual town hall and a vaccine clinic this month.

With the NYCSA, officials from Rochester Prep, UPrep Charter School, City of Rochester, the Monroe County Department of Public Health, the Black Physicians Network and the Rochester Black Nurses Association will be in attendance.

The zoom will be on Thursday, May 13 from 6 to 7 p.m. The two guest speakers will be Dr. Yvette Conyers, the President of the Rochester Black Nurses Association, and Dr. Cephas Archie, the Chief Equity Officer for the City of Rochester.  Questions will be taken from the chat.

“While we are hoping to provide information and vaccinations to as many families, students and staff as possible, the Town Hall and Vaccine Fair are available to all community members,” officials said in a release.

The vaccine clinic will be held on Saturday, May 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at University Preparatory Charter School, at 1290 Lake Avenue.  

The Monroe County Department of Health will administer vaccinations and schedule follow-up appointments on-site, no registration is required.

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