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The Greenbelt Metro Station mass vaccination site administers vaccines to local residents. As one of the closest mass vaccination centers to most WCHS students, this location is a popular one to receive the vaccine.

WCHS students receive COVID-19 vaccines

By Maya Bhattiprolu, Copy Editor April 30, 2021

After months of restrictions and anxious waiting, Maryland has accelerated their COVID-19 vaccine eligibility. Appointments are now available to anyone ages 16+, and WCHS students are taking advantage...

Many teachers have expressed frustration with the vaccination process. Appointments have been very hard to book and teachers often have to rely on friends, family, and colleagues for information on registration.

Teachers share concerns about COVID-19 vaccine distribution

By Allison Fan, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

When it comes to priority in getting vaccinated, teachers are relatively high on the list. According to Montgomery County’s COVID-19 information website, teachers in Montgomery County are priority group...

Smaller needle, lower dose decrease flu vaccine pain

By By Allie Curwin, Staff Writer November 21, 2011

  No one likes getting a flu shot, but the benefits of getting vaccinated tend to outweigh the pain. Push through the sting this year, and next year could be relatively pain free.   Prior...

FDA reccomends HPV vaccine for young males

Recently, the FDA recommended that the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV), traditionally administered to girls, should also be given to males ages 9 through 26. The vaccine, manufactured by Merck...

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