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Deb Hammett

Important Notice to all Parents of School Age Children

NEW IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS for 2014-2015 School Year

 

This important notice is to inform you of the new required immunizations your child must have before school starts in August for the 2014-2015 school year.

 

The new requirements are:

 

 

·         Hep A              1 dose for Kindergarten and Grade 1

 

·         Tdap                Booster Students 11 years of age thru Grade 12

 

·         Meningitis       7th Grade and students turning 16 on or before

September 1, 2014.  If they have had one dose prior

to age 16, they will need a second shot;  strongly recommend

for students age 17 and 18

 

·         Varicella         2 doses-All students must have 2 doses unless you have

(chickenpox)         a physicians record of history

 

These vaccines are required and a record of vaccination must be provided to your child’s school for the 2014-2015 school year.  You must give a copy to the school nurse and she also needs a copy of scheduled appointments.

 

These vaccines are available now at your local health department.  They encourage you to please call now to schedule an appointment.  If your child is covered by medical insurance or Medicaid, please being their card.  If your child is not covered by medical insurance or Medicaid there will be a $5.00 charge for your visit.  You may also contact your Local Primary Care Physician.

 

Thank you for your attention to this important notice.

 

 

Thank you,

 

 

 

 

Cody Beene

 
 

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