Philly School District starts teacher COVID-19 vaccinations with help from city, CHOP

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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The School District of Philadelphia kicks off its teacher vaccination program on Monday after an invitation went out to 10,000 teachers and school staffers last week.

The vaccinations are taking place at seven locations in the city: four school district buildings, one archdiocesan location, one private school and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. CHOP and with the city's Department of Public Health are partnering with the district in this effort.

"While the vaccine is not mandatory for staff, we do hope that when staff receive their appointment invitation they w