MetroHealth Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations at Shaw High
The MetroHealth System and East Cleveland City Schools will be offering free COVID vaccinations Wednesday, April 28 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Shaw High School, 15320 Euclid Avenue in East Cleveland.
“We are excited to join with partners in East Cleveland to offer additional COVID vaccinations,” said Akram Boutros, MD, President and CEO of The MetroHealth System. “We are offering the vaccinations to people where they live, whether that is East Cleveland, Maple Heights, Clark-Fulton, Tremont or any of the other places we have vaccinated thousands of people.”
The vaccinations will take place in the cafeteria. There is free parking and Shaw High is located on the 28., 28A, 37, 41 and 41F bus lines.
“Under the East Cleveland Revitalization Plan, responding to pandemic needs is critical to the success of our school system and community,” said Dr. Henry Pettigrew, CEO, The East Cleveland Schools. “We are thankful to MetroHealth for helping us help our community.”
This is the Pfizer vaccine, which is approved for anyone 16 years or older. Minors who are 16 or 17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
People can register by going to www.metrohealth.org/covid-19/covid-vaccine. They can also call the 216-778-6100 line for help scheduling.
Walk-ups without an appointment will also be able to get vaccinated.
The Pfizer vaccine requires two doses. People will be scheduled for your second dose at Shaw High when you receive your first.
We hope you sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine. It is safe, effective and our best chance to get back to normal this summer.
Founded in 1837, MetroHealth is leading the way to a healthier you and a healthier community through service, teaching, discovery, and teamwork. Cuyahoga County’s public, safety-net hospital system, MetroHealth meets people where they are, providing care through four hospitals, four emergency departments, and more than 20 health centers and 40 additional sites. Each day, our 8,000 employees focus on providing our community with equitable health care–through patient-focused research, access to care, and support services–that seeks to eradicate health disparities rooted in systematic barriers. For more information, visit metrohealth.org.