Immunization Requirement for Students Entering 7th thru 12th Grade in 2020

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    New York State Law Section 2164 requires certain immunizations (shots) to attend 7th thru 12th grade.  Please check with your health care provider as soon as possible to make sure that your child has all the needed immunizations.  They are listed below.

     

                 Required Immunizations for Students in 7th thru 12th Grade

     

     

    Immunization

    Number of Doses

    Polio

    3 - 4

    Hepatitis B

    2 - 3 

    DtaP

    3

    Tdap

    1

    MMR

    Varicella (chickenpox)

    2 

    Meningococcal Meningitis

    (MenACWY)

    Grades 7 thru 11: 1 

    Grade 12: 1-2  

     

    Please send proof of immunization to the school nurse where your child will be attending grade 7 thru 12. 

     

    Proof of immunization must be any 1 of the 3 items listed below:

    -          An immunization certificate signed by your health care provider

    -          Immunization Registry report (NYSIIS or CIR from NYC) from your health care provider or your county health department

    -          A blood test (titer) lab report that proves your child is immune to the diseases

    For varicella (chickenpox), a note from your health care provider (MD, NP, PA) which says your child had the disease is also acceptable.    

     

    Once again, please contact your health care provider as soon as possible to make sure that your child has all the needed immunizations for school attendance.