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Longview-area school districts prepare to offer COVID-19 vaccines to staff

Any vaccines offered by school districts are voluntary.
Credit: TEGNA

LONGVIEW, Texas — Pine Tree and White Oak ISDs are preparing to offer COVID-19 vaccines in February to staff members who want the shots.

As of now, there are no requirements for school staff members or students to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Any vaccines offered by school districts are voluntary.

White Oak ISD Superintendent Brian Gray said the district is teaming with the company Aurora Concepts to bring vaccines Feb. 1 to any staff members who would like one.

Read more from our newspaper partners the Longview News-Journal

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