This a reminder that beginning next school year (Fall 2015), all students entering the sixth and twelfth grade will be required to show proof of recent meningococcal vaccination.
All sixth graders will be required to show proof of one dose received. All twelfth graders will need to show proof of receiving two doses unless the first dose was administered after 16 years of age. In this case, only one dose after 16 years of age is required. This vaccination will prevent your student from a severe form of bacterial meningitis as well as other illnesses caused by the bacterium.
Some students may have already received this vaccine since it has been recommended for various populations in the recent past. In this case, all you would need to do is provide the school verification of receiving the meningococcal vaccine. Parents can view all immunization records in the Infinite Campus Parent Portal. All students...