Immunization

New State Immunization Regulations Effective August 2017

Posted by on April 13, 2017    Category: Health Alerts ,Immunization    .

School Vaccination Information for Parents The Department of Health is changing school immunization regulations beginning in August 2017.  The regulations are intended to ensure that children attending school in the commonwealth are adequately protected against potential outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases. A CHILD MUST HAVE REQUIRED VACCINES OR RISK EXCLUSION FROM SCHOOL A child must […]

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Kindergarten registration

Posted by on April 7, 2016    Category: Dental ,Immunization ,Physical Exam    .

Reminder– All students starting kindergarten will need current immunizations along with a completed physical and dental form on file at the beginning of the school year.   Physical and dental forms can be found on the nurses blog under forms.  These forms may be mailed, faxed or dropped off at your child’s school any time […]

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Beginning of Year Reminders

Posted by on August 13, 2014    Category: Dental ,General ,Immunization ,Physical Exam    .

Just a few reminders as we begin the new school year… All students in Kindergarten, 6th, and 11th grades are required to have completed physical exams. All students in Kindergarten, 1st, and 5th grades are required to have a completed dental exam. Incoming 7th graders are required to have their Tdap and MCV vaccines prior […]

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Posted by on May 6, 2014    Category: Dental ,General ,Immunization ,Physical Exam    .

Reminder: All incoming 7th graders MUST have Tdap and MCV immunizations prior to the first day of school. All kindergarten, first, sixth and eleventh graders are required to have a physical examination. All kindergarten, first, and fifth graders are required to have a dental examination. Completed exams should be returned by the first day of […]

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2013/14 School Year Reminders

Posted by on April 16, 2013    Category: Dental ,Immunization ,Physical Exam    .

Reminder: All incoming 7th graders MUST have Tdap and MCV immunizations prior to the first day of school. All kindergarten, first, sixth and eleventh graders are required to have a physical examination. All kindergarten, first, and fifth graders are required to have a dental examination. Completed exams should be returned by the first day of […]

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It’s that time of year again…

Posted by on November 13, 2012    Category: General ,Immunization    .

 Time to think about getting a flu shots for your family   Did you know that according to the CDC it takes two weeks for immune protection to fully develop after vaccination?  The 2012-2013 vaccine protects against two viruses that are different from those in last season’s vaccine. Below is a link to the CDC […]

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Reminder

Posted by on October 2, 2012    Category: Dental ,Immunization ,Physical Exam    .

Thanks to everyone that returned completed physical and dental forms.  Just a reminder: Kindergarten and 6th grade physical examination forms are due.  Kindergarten, 1st and 5th grade dental examinations are also due.  All 7th graders are required to have the following immunizations upon entry into 7th grade:  TDaP and MCV Please be sure that a copy of these […]

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Free Immunization Clinic

Posted by on March 28, 2012    Category: Immunization    .

  URGENT MESSAGE: FREE IMMUNIZATION CLINIC   The PA Dept. of Health will be providing free immunization clinics the week of April 9th for students needing vaccinated in order to meet the school requirements by April 30, 2012. Students need to be registered online by March 30.   To register for an appointment, go to […]

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Flu Shots

Posted by on November 1, 2011    Category: Immunization    .

Now is a good time to consider getting your child’s annual flu vaccine.  You may contact your child’s doctor for information regarding vaccination.  Flu shots are available at local pharmacies and urgent care centers. From November 1 through November 14th, MedExpress Urgent Care will be offering FREE flu shots to children ages 4-18 at the […]

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