By Travis Volz
With COVID cases on the rise locally and statewide, local school officials will make vaccines available at Okawville schools.
West Washington County Unit 10 received the approval to hold a vaccine clinic for students during school hours in the coming weeks.
School nurse Melinda Albers said that more information is forthcoming, but current plans are to offer vaccines to students enrolled in Okawville Junior Senior High School and Okawville Grade School aged five and older.
Parents will need to sign a consent form ahead of time, allowing the immunization of their children. There will be no cost to the school or the parent and parents will not need to be present.
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