Deering High School

Nurse's Office

Pfizer COVID vaccine is approved for people 12 and older!!!!

Places to get COVID vaccine:

  • Hannaford - 295 Forest Ave

    • They have Pfizer, so available to anyone 12+

    • Walk in option, but if you can, first call the pharmacy at 207-761-5967 to schedule a time and to make sure they have available vaccine

    • If under 18, bring a parent/guardian

    • Bring a photo ID if you have one

  • CVS - Many Locations

    • Walk-in option

    • Improve the process by pre-registering at

    • If under 18, bring a parent/guardian

  • Shaw's Osco Pharmacy - 91 Auburn Street

Look at the following sites for COVID vaccine appointments:

Have Health Needs or Questions?

School Based Health is open during the summer

  • Summer Teen Clinic

  • Location: Portland High School

  • Call: 207-874-2141 option #7 for an appointment

MANA and Maine DHHS are offering free transportation services for COVID-related needs such as testing, vaccine, and quarantine/isolation shelters. Please share with your networks.

Flyers and translations: English, French, Kinyarwanda, Lingala, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili

Portland Public Schools Travel Guidelines

See the most recent PPS travel guidelines here!

Many small steps will keep Deering healthy:

  1. Know the symptoms of COVID. Click here to see a video on the symptoms of COVID-19. Stay home if you have symptoms or if you are sick. Separate yourself from other people and contact a health care provider to figure out next steps.

  2. Wear a mask. Watch this video to see how to wear a mask.

  3. Stay 6 feet apart when possible.

  4. Wash your hands. Watch a video on how to wash your hands: English, Espanol, Francais.

Watch these two videos to see how the steps come together:

Stop the Spread Techniques: Click here

Back to School Strategies and Tips: Click here

Please stay healthy and practice these 4 steps to help stop the spread of COVID-19:

  1. Wash your hands (often and for twenty seconds). Check out this video about the right way to wash your hands (start at 2:16 if you don't want to watch the entire video)

  2. Cough into your elbow

  3. Don't touch your face

  4. Stay 6 feet away from people

Please see the Portland Public School's district website for information about coronavirus here.