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Discount Drug Mart releases plan to vaccinate over 3,500 Medina County school staff at 1-day vaccination event

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Posted at 8:21 AM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 08:21:20-05

MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio — Discount Drug Mart, one of the pharmacy chains chosen by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to administer the COVID-19 vaccine as part of Ohio’s K-12 School Staff Vaccination Program, released additional details on the vaccination rollout plan.

Discount Drug Mart pharmacists will administer the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine to over 3,500 Medina County staff at the one-day event on Feb.4 at Medina High School and Brunswick High School.

Vaccinations will begin at 7 a.m. Schools in Medina County are closed on Feb.4 to accommodate the vaccinations.

Brunswick High School will host staff and educators from Brunswick, Buckeye, Highland, Medina Christian Academy, Medina County ESC, Saint Ambrose and Saint Francis Xavier.

Medina High School will host staff and educators from Around the Sun Montessori, Black River, Cloverleaf, Medina, MCCC, Northside Christian Academy, Sacred Heart of Jesus, The Nurtury and Wadsworth.

“This is a remarkable opportunity and responsibility and we truly feel the sense of pride and community in this collaborative effort with leaders from the state, the Medina County Health Department, the Medina County ESC and all school systems within,” said Jason Briscoe, Director of Pharmacy Operations at Discount Drug Mart, in a news release.