IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS
All students, prior to entering Kindergarten must have the following immunizations:
DPT/DtaP Four doses, the last dose being administered on or after your child's fourth birthday, OR any five doses. Polio
Three doses, the last dose being administered on or after your child's fourth birthday, OR any four doses.
MMR One dose of MMR (Measles/Mumps/Rubella) on or after your child's first birthday. Measles A second dose of a Measles-containing vaccine (example; MMR, MR, or Measles only) with a time span of at least one month from the date of the first MMR, OR documentation of Measles immunity. Hepatitis B This applies to children born after January 1, 1996 and entering Kindergarten. If your child has not already completed the Hepatitis B series, the series of three injections must be started prior to entering Kindergarten and completed during the Kindergarten school year. Physical Exam A current physical exam given by your child's physician is to be completed prior to entering Kindergarten. This should include both vision and hearing testing.
Children without the required immunizations and/or physical examination will NOT be permitted to remain in school beyond a thirty day grace period. Proof of your child's immunizations must be recorded on the papers given to you at kindergarten registration and stamped and signed by your child's physician.
Your child's physician may also fax your child's immunization record to me at 856-528-2320, attn: Vickie Crews, School Nurse
Please call me 428-2990 ext. 4137 or email me email@example.com if you have any questions or concerns.