New Vaccine Requirement

* * * * * This updated information impacts our current 6th grade students * * * * *

Any student that will be a 7th grader in the Fall of 2017 - There are new Vaccine Requirements:

1. A diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus (Tdap) booster. This immunization needs to have been given no sooner than the child's 10th birthday.

2. The first dose of the Meningococcal (MCV4) vaccine is a NEW required vaccine for students attending Ohio schools entering 7th grade in the Fall of 2017.

Please provide an updated vaccine record to the school as verification that your child has received the 1 dose of the Meningococcal (MCV4) Vaccine and 1 dose of Tdap.

Immunizations may be obtained from your child's healthcare provider or area clinics. The Scioto County Health Department will be scheduling immunization clinics this summer to try and accommodate this new immunization requirement.

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