Deering High School

Nurse's Office

COVID vaccine clinics with walk in options this week (week of May 10, 2021):

  • Wednesday and Friday 9am - 3pm at the Portland Expo

    • Northern Light Health

    • Anyone 16 and over

    • If you are 16 or 17 years old, bring a parent/guardian OR make sure they are available by phone to give consent

    • If you have insurance card, bring that with you. If you don't have insurance, no worries, you can still get the vaccine

    • Bring something with your name and address on it (ID)

  • Monday - Friday 9am to 6 pm and Saturday 9 am to 4 pm at the Northern Light Pharmacy on Fore River Campus

    • Anyone 18 and over

    • If you have insurance card, bring that with you. If you don't have insurance, no worries, you can still get the vaccine

    • Bring something with your name and address on it (ID)

  • Monday 5/10-Thursday 5/20 8 am - 5 pm at Scarborough Downs in Scarborough

    • MaineHealth

    • Anyone 18 and over

    • Johnson and Johnson vaccine (1 shot)


Where to get the COVID vaccine:

Look at the following sites for COVID vaccine appointments:

Contact Ms Nalli at nallie@portlandschools.org if you are having a difficult time finding a vaccine appointment and she can assist you.

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!

Here are daily reminder videos from Nurse Nalli about starting school.

Monday 8/31/2020

Tuesday 9/1/2020 Tuesday 9/8/2020

Wednesday 9/2/2020

Thursday 9/3/2020

Friday 9/4/2020


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.