Georgia schools prepare for vaccinations of teachers, other staff

Georgia schools prepare for vaccinations of teachers, other staff
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Students wearing masks arrive to Jackson Elementary School in Gwinnett County in this August 26, 2020 file photo. Vaccinating teachers in Gwinnett County, Georgia's largest school district, will not be a quick process, school officials said. (Hyosub Shin / Hyosub.Shin@ajc.com)

Students wearing masks arrive to Jackson Elementary School in Gwinnett County in this August 26, 2020 file photo. Vaccinating teachers in Gwinnett County, Georgia’s largest school district, will not be a quick process, school officials said. (Hyosub Shin / Hyosub.Shin@ajc.com)

Credit: HYOSUB SHIN / AJC

Credit: HYOSUB SHIN / AJC

Kemp is expected to announce this week when teachers will finally get their turn. Georgia is behind most other states, such as Virginia, where Fairfax County Public Schools, about the size of Gwinnett schools, began vaccinations Jan. 16 and has already moved on to second doses. About 90% of that district’s 25,000 staffers chose to vaccinate, far more than officials anticipated given the hesitancy in the general populace reflected in national polls.

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