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Series addresses vaccine information for students

All districts — Educators and medical experts provide information and answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, during the three-part series “Keeping Our Students Safe” offered by Spectrum Health, in partnership with Vaccinate West Michigan.

Topics include ways to keep students safe as summer begins; the development of the vaccine; the efficacy of the vaccine including for children ages 12 and older; the possible timeline for vaccine approval for children ages 6 months and older; and resources for more information about the vaccine.

Vaccinate West Michigan offers a portal for teens to sign up for the vaccine.

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Erin Albanese
Erin Albanese is associate managing editor and reporter, covering Byron Center, Kentwood, Wyoming and Grand Rapids Community College. She was one of the original SNN staff writers, helping launch the site in 2013 and enjoys fulfilling the mission of sharing the stories of public education. She has worked as a journalist in the Grand Rapids area since 2000. A graduate of Central Michigan University, she has written for The Grand Rapids Press, Advance Newspapers, On-the-Town Magazine and Group Tour Media. Read Erin's full bio

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