• Immunization requirements

     

    Students entering Pre-K, Kindergarten, 7th and 12th grades who have not sent their immunization report to the school nurse will have five days to provide documentation or will be excluded from school starting the sixth day.


    Pre-K/ KINDERGARTEN immunizations include:

    • 4 doses of Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis (usually given as DTaP) -- including one dose after age 4
    • 4 doses of Polio -- including one dose after age 4 (NOTE: a fourth dose is not necessary if the third dose was administered at age 4 years or older and at least six months after the previous dose)
    • 3 doses of Hepatitis B -- properly spaced
    • 2 doses of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (usually given as MMR) -- after age 12 months
    • 2 doses of Varicella (chickenpox) -- after age 12 months
    • Please send your immunization report to the Shamokin Area Elementary School Nursing Office ASAP!
    • If you have questions/concerns, please contact the Elementary Office at 570-648-5721.
    • Students need to have all required vaccinations prior to the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year or risk exclusion starting on the sixth day of school.


    7th GRADE immunizations include:

    • Upcoming 7th graders now need to have one dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) and one dose of MCV (meningococcal conjugate vaccine). Students need to have all required vaccinations prior to the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year or risk exclusion starting on the sixth day of school.
    • Please send your immunization report to the Shamokin Area MS/HS School Nursing Office ASAP!
    • If you have questions/concerns, please contact the Shamokin Area MS/HS Office at 570-648-5731.


    12th GRADE immunizations include:

    • Upcoming 12th graders now need to have a second dose of MCV (meningococcal conjugate vaccine) if the first dose was given before to age 16. Students must be vaccinated prior to the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year or risk exclusion starting on the sixth day of school.
    • Please send your immunization report to the Shamokin Area MS/HS School Nursing Office ASAP!
    • If you have questions/concerns, please contact the Shamokin Area MS/HS Office at 570-648-5731.