COVID-19 Vaccines for Teachers, School Staff, and Childcare Workers

COVID-19 Vaccines for Teachers, School Staff, and Childcare Workers

School and Childcare Staff Are Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination

Day care worker: you are essential

March was National School and Childcare Staff COVID-19 Vaccination Month. Although this special month has passed, US teachers, school staff, and childcare workers in pre-K-12 schools and childcare programs remain eligible for COVID-19 vaccination.

Who can get vaccinated?

  • Teachers and staff in
  • Licensed childcare providers, including center-based and family care providers and home visitors
  • Classroom aides
  • Bus drivers
  • Janitors
  • Counselors
  • Administration staff
  • Cafeteria workers
  • Substitute teachers

How do I schedule a vaccination appointment?

Teachers, school staff, and childcare workers who are interested in getting vaccinated should

Visit CDC’s Schools and Child Care Programs page for more information on school reopening and strategies to reduce the spread of COVID-19.