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Immunization Requirements

  • ***If your child receives any immunizations throughout the school year, please send a copy of the updated record to the School Nurse. This will enable the Nurse to maintain accurate health records for your child. 

     

    Important Immunization Requirements for Student’s Entering 6th Grade*

    The NJ Department of Health and Senior Service have amended the immunization requirements for all students born after January 1, 1997 and entering the 6th grade on or after September 1, 2008.  Students will now be required to receive one booster dose of T dap (Tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) given no earlier than the 10th birthday and one dose of a meningococcal containing vaccine (meningitis) such as the medically-preferred meningococcal conjugate vaccine.

     

    TdapBooster: prior to entry into sixth grade (not less than five (5) years from last tetanus booster)

     MeningococcalVaccine: ALL pupils prior to entry into grade six (6) born on or after January 1, 1997

     

    WRITTEN PROOF OF THESE IMMUNIZATIONS ARE REQUIRED PRIOR TO STARTING SCHOOL IN SEPTEMBER OF THE 6th GRADE

     

    Click on link below for a list of the required immunizations for entry into New Jersey school.

     

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