Temporary Suspension of Immunization Requirements for Start of School Year.

UPDATE FOR 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR:  Please note the current time period of 5 days for completing immunizations set by the PA Department of Health and PA Department of Education has been suspended for a two-month period after the beginning of the school year in response to the impact of the COVID-19 disaster emergency.  At this time you have 60 days from the first day of school to complete the required immunizations.

The Department of Health continues to stress the importance of immunizations. Childhood immunizations are essential to individual and population health. Immunizations protect children against the potentially devastating effects of vaccine-preventable diseases. The specified regulations are being suspended temporarily only in response to the impact of the COVID-19 disaster emergency on the availability of immunizations before the start of the school year.

For more information please visit the Department of Health website.

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