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Woodland School will host COVID-19 vaccination clinic for students

Cases increase in Livingston County in the past week

Woodland School will once again host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, for Livingston County students.

The Livingston County Health Department is partnering with local schools to bring vaccination opportunities to families across the county. All students age 5 or older are welcome to attend any school-based clinic for their first or second dose, no appointment necessary. Students must bring their vaccination card for all second doses.

Families can visit the Livingston County Health Department, 310 E Torrance Ave., Pontiac, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday for COVID-19 vaccinations. Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson are all be available free to the public for first, second, third and booster doses, including Pfizer pediatric doses for ages 5-11. Appointments are encouraged for those younger than 18, and all children ages 5-17 must be accompanied by legal guardian. Adult walk-ins are welcome, and must have their driver’s license/state ID as well as their vaccination card for all doses except the first. Masks must be worn when interacting with health department staff. For those with limited mobility, your vaccination may be brought to your vehicle. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit www.lchd.us.

Other vaccination opportunities in Livingston County schools include:

Monday, Dec. 6

2:15-3:15 p.m.: Dwight Grade School

3:30-4:30 p.m.: Prairie Central Junior High

Tuesday, Dec. 7

3:30-4:30 p.m.: Flanagan Grade School

Wednesday, Dec. 8

3:30-4:30 p.m.: Odell Grade School

3:30-4:30 p.m.: Saunemin Grade School

Thursday, Dec. 9

3:30-4:30 p.m.: Pontiac Junior High School

Two Livingston County residents die from complications related to COVID-19

A Livingston County woman in her 50s and a man in his 80s died from complications related to COVID-19 between Nov. 23-29. Additionally, there were 100 county residents who tested positive for COVID-19 in that time frame — up 23 from the previous week’s total.

The Livingston County Health Department said 97 cases remain active countywide and there have been 100 COVID-19 related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. There have been five new hospital admissions for COVID-19 among Livingston County residents in the past seven days, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.