A Td vaccination is required for all students entering grade 7. Is your child protected? In order to assure that your child is fully protected, please check with your health care provider immediately. Please notify your School Health Office with any new immunization dates.
DON'T FORGET MMR AND HEPATITIS B:
Before students can start seventh grade they will also need to show evidence of having received a second MMR and the hepatitis B vaccine series.
Is your child going into kindergarten or 7th grade?
Children entering kindergarten and 7th grade in the Fall 2009 need two Chickenpox Immunizations. Select the Chickenpox button on the left for complete information.
Minnesota Statutes Section 121A.15 requires that all children who are enrolled in a Minnesota school be immunized against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, varicella, Hepatitis B, measles, mumps, and rubella, allowing for certain specified exceptions. Additionally, the law requires students entering grades 7-12 to provide proof of a second dose of measles/mumps/rubella (MMR) vaccine and a booster for tetanus and diphtheria toxoid (Td) that has been given after the age of eleven.
* A statement signed by a physician or staff of an immunization clinic stating that the student has commenced a schedule of the immunizations, and the dates of the initial immunizations and planned dates for further immunizations are included.
* A statement signed by a physician stating that the immunization is contra-indicated for medical reasons, or that laboratory confirmation of the presence of adequate immunity exists.
* A notarized statement signed by the student's parent or legal guardian stating that the prescribed immunizations are contrary to conscientiously held beliefs of the parent or guardian.
Click on the following link to access the Minnesota Pupil Immunization Form