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Immunization Information

IMMUNIZATION INFO:

Note immunization changes beginning August 1, 2009 for students:

Hepatitis A Vaccine:  Beginning August 1, 2009, all students entering kindergarten, statewide, will be required to have 2 doses of Hepatitis A vaccine.

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) Vaccine:  Beginning August 1, 2009, all students entering kindergarten will be required to have two doses of measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine.

Varicella Vaccine:  Beginning August 1, 2009, all students entering kindergarten and 7th grade will be required to have 2 doses of varicella vaccine.  A written statement from a parent (or legal guardian or managing conservator), school nurse, or physician attesting to the child's positive hisory of varicella disease (chicken pox), or varicella immunity, is acceptable in lieu of either dose of varicella vaccine.

Tetanus, Diptheria and acellular pertussis-containing vaccine (Tdap):  Beginning August 1, 2009, all students entering the seventh grade will be required to have one dose of Tdap vaccine.  Students in the seventh grade will be required to have a booster dose of Tdap only if it has been five years since their last dose of tetanus-containing vaccine.  Students in grades 8-12 are required to have a booster dose of Tdap if it has been ten years since their previous dose of a tetanus-containing vaccine.  Td is acceptable in lieu of Tdap if a contraindication to pertussis exists.

Meningococcal Vaccine:  Beginning August 1, 2009, all students entering 7th grade will be required to have one dose of meningococcal vaccine.

For additional information visit the Department of State Health Services.

Please contact Connie Engel, RN, at 634-6127 with questions or to set up an appointment for immunizations.