Attention all parents of 6th and 11th grade students!
6th graders- All students entering 7th grade in the fall of 2017 are required to show proof of receiving the following immunizations BEFORE starting school:
· Tdap (to protect against Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis)
· Meningococcal (A,C,Y,W-135) vaccine (to protect against Meningitis)
11th graders- All students entering 12th grade in the fall of 2017 are required to show proof of receiving the following immunizations BEFORE starting school:
· Meningococcal (to protect against Meningitis). Two are required unless the first dose was given on or after their 16th birthday. If after the 16th birthday, only one is required.
These required shots can be obtained any time from now until the first day of school, fall 2017. We encourage you to contact your Primary Care Physician or your local Health Department for an appointment.
Jefferson Co. Health Dept: 740-283-8541, ask for the nursing division
Steubenville City Health Dept: 740-283-6000, ext: 1506
Carroll County Health Dept: 330-627-4866, then press 30.
Don’t wait! Clinics tend to become very busy toward the end of summer and a delay in immunization could result in exclusion from school. As soon as these required immunizations are obtained, please provide a copy of your child’s shot record to the school so their record can be updated.