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Webster Central School District must follow New York State Law as it pertains to the immunization of students attending public schools. Students that are not immunized according to the guidelines set by the New York State Department of Health will be excluded from school. Please call the Health Office if you have any questions in regards to your child's immunization requirements.

IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS ENTERING 6TH GRADE

  • Students who are entering 6th grade and who are 11 years of age or older must receive an immunization containing tetanus toxoids, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap).
  • If a student has received a Td, DT, or DTaP vaccination within the last two years, the student's Tdap vaccination may be deferred until a period of two years has elapsed.
  • 10-year-old students who are entering 6th grade will not be required to receive a Tdap vaccine and will not be excluded from school, but they must be immunized when they turn 11 years old.
  • 6th graders that have not submitted proof of immunization to the Health Office according to the above guidelines will be excluded from school in September.

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Diphtheria (preferably DTP or DTaP) – 3 doses
  • Polio (OPV or IPV) – 3 doses
  • Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) - 2 doses of measles and at least 1 dose (preferably 2 doses) of mumps and rubella (1st dose given on or after 1st birthday)
  • Hepatitis B - 3 doses
  • Varicella (Chickenpox) - 1 dose (given on or after 1st birthday)
  • Tdap – 1 dose (11 year old students entering 6th grade beginning September 2007)

If your child's physician is unable to vaccinate your child before school starts, you may bring your child to the:

 

Monroe County Dept. of Public Health

111 Westfall Road

Rochester, NY

 753-5150       

 

Every Wednesday Walk-in Clinic

12:00 – 7:00 PM

  

·      Shots are free for all children through age 18 years.  However, if your child is covered by any health insurance, please bring the benefit card with you.

·      A parent / guardian must be with children at all times. 

·      Please bring your child’s immunization record and any requests for vaccinations you have received from your child’s school.

 



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