Immunization Information

Immunization Information

Immunization Information

Attention Parents/Guardians

New Pa. State Mandates

BE PREPARED----------VACCINATE NOW

FOR ATTENDANCE IN ALL GRADES IN 2011/2012 children need the following:

· 4 doses of tetanus* (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday)

· 4 doses of diphtheria* (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday)

· 3 doses of polio

· 2 doses of measles**

· 2 dose of mumps**

· 1 dose of rubella (German measles)**

· 3 doses of hepatitis B

· 2 dose of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine or history of disease

* Usually given as DTP or DTaP or DT or Td

** Usually given as MMR

Children ENTERING 7TH GRADE in 2011/ 2012 need the following by the first day of school:

· 1 does of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) (if 5 years has elapsed since last tetanus immunization)

· 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV).

These requirements allow for medical reasons and religious beliefs.

If your child is exempt from immunizations,

He /she may be removed during an outbreak.

Contact your healthcare provider or 1-877-PA HEALTH for more information

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