HEALTH ROOM NOTICE – NEW IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS The State of Maryland has issued new immunization requirements that affect students entering Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 7th Grade, and 8th Grade. The new requirements are contained in the Code of Maryland regulations (COMAR) 10.06.04.03. The changes to COMAR 10.06.04 include the following new immunization requirements:
Kindergarten & First Grade Students
7th & 8th Grade Students
New Immunization Requirement
Two (2) doses of Varicella vaccine are required for students entering Kindergarten and First Grade
A single dose of Tdap vaccine AND a single done of Meningococcal vaccine is required for students entering 7th & 8th grade
We will need an updated copy of the immunization record for those students affected before the start the 2016-2017 school year. You can print a copy of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Immunization Certificate located below. Please call Mrs. Towson in the health room if you have any questions.