New School Immunization Requirements for 2016-2017
New State of Missouri requirements are resulting in additional immunizations. The following additional immunizations will be required by the state beginning with the 2016-2017 school year:
►All 2016-2017 eighth-grade students are required to have one dose of Meningococcal vaccine.
► All 2016-2017 eighth-grade students are required to have a Tdap Booster vaccine. (This is not a new requirement.)
►All high school seniors are required to have two doses of Meningococcal vaccine, unless the first does was administered when the student was 16 years of age or older.
It is important to remember that students will not be allowed to enroll for the 2016-2017 school year without providing proof of all required immunizations including the new Meningococcal vaccine.
If you have any questions, please contact the school nurse at 816-850-4444, ext. 7005.