K-12th Grade School Required Immunizations-2017-18 School Year: Parent Letter.
Key Immunization Changes:
starting July 1, 2016, parents/guardians seeking non-medical (religious or personal belief) exemptions for children in kindergarten-12th grade must submit non-medical exemption forms annually.
Medical exemptions only need to be submitted once and require the signature of your child’s doctor or advanced practice nurse.
- 1 Doses of Tdap if not given at 11-12 yrs.
- 2 doses of Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine are now required for all kindergarten through twelfth-grade students, including eighth through twelfth grade students who previously required only 1 dose of Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine.
- 3 doses of Hepatitis B vaccine must follow correct spacing between vaccines as well as be administered at the correct ages.
- First doses of MMR and Varicella must be given no more than four days before the first birthday.
As always, we take the health and safety of our students seriously and we thank you for your partnership in keeping all of our students healthy.