Hopkins Co. teachers, staff receive COVID-19 vaccine

Updated: Jan. 12, 2021 at 5:13 PM CST
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HOPKINS CO., Ky (WFIE) - In Kentucky, we’re learning the Hopkins County Health Department and school nurses are providing the first round of COVID-19 vaccinations for teachers and staff this week.

Staff members are not required to take the shot, but Superintendent Dr. Deanna Ashby said she considers the vaccinations a protective shield that will help schools be open with in-person instruction.

Hopkins County is one of the first school districts in the Commonwealth to receive the vaccine.

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