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Coronavirus vaccine distribution for school staff in Cuyahoga County could utilize ‘pods,’ but timeline in flux

Emily Bamforth, |

Cuyahoga County could roll out coronavirus vaccines to school teachers and staff in “pods,” similar to the system set up at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, where patients go through drive-thru bays to get the vaccine.

The system is efficient, Cuyahoga County Board of Health Commissioner Terry Allan said, with about 1,000 vaccines distributed a day at the fairgrounds. Many school districts have offered spaces for vaccination to take place, but the board has to think of social distancing and masking precautions, as well as space, when picking where to conduct the vaccinations.

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