Seniors of Hidalgo and Edinburg High schools received COVID-19 vaccine

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This past Friday, April 16, Seniors from Edinburg and Harlingen’s High school were able to get their first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

DHR in partnership with Edinburg CISD vaccinated nearly 2,000 students 18 years old at the Edinburg Conference Center.

School Officials want to offer their students the possibility of a more normal college experience, with the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

Students recognize these efforts, Brian Rodriguez a high school senior who got vaccinated on the site said:  “I think it’s important because as the young age, the young generation, we’re always out and about and we’re kind of known for spreading it, personally I don’t want to get infected and then I have it and then bring it home to my family.”

Now the district, in a partnership with DHR Health, is looking to move onto those students age 16 and older.

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