Nurse's Office

Dear Parents,

 

For the 2018/19 school year, immunization requirements are changing.  For 6th graders, it is nowREQUIRED that they have two (2) Hepatitis A vaccines in addition to the others listed below.  This is arequirement of the State of Indiana.  HPV 2/3 vaccine is recommended for 6th graders.

 

For 7th and 8 graders, it is required that they have those listed below and  it is recommended that they have 2/3 HPV vaccines, and (2) Hepatitis A vaccines.

 

 

IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS (per the State of Indiana)
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6TH , 7th and 8th GRADES

 

 

5 DTAPS

1 TDAP

4 IPV (WITH THE LAST ONE GIVEN AFTER THE CHILD’S 4TH BIRTHDAY)

2 MMR

3 HEPATITIS B

2 VARICELLA

1 MENINGOCOCCAL (MCV)

2 HEPATITIS A*

 

*REQUIRED FOR 6TH GRADERS - AND RECOMMENDED FOR 7TH AND 8THGRADERS

 

2/3 HPV Vaccines recommended for all grades

 

*A complete physical is recommended for 6th graders.  Any student who will be participating in sports, will be required to obtain a sports physical yearly.  The sports physical forms may be obtained through the front desk or the coach.

 

Please refer to https://www.in.gov/isdh/files/2018-2019%20school%20requirements%20english%20spanish%20combined.pdf

for the State of Indiana Immunization schedule.

 

*Remember these are State of Indiana requirements and must be met in order to remain in school.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the School Nurse at Scott Middle School – 219-989-7340 x3305 – fax:  219-554-4576