Important Immunization Information

Important Immunization Information
Posted on 05/23/2018
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Important Immunization Information for parents of students entering 7th and 12th grade!     
Students entering the 7th grade are required to have at least one dose of the meningococcal immunization and one Tdap vaccine prior to school entry.  Students entering the 12th grade must have a second dose of the meningococcal vaccine, with a minimum interval of 8 weeks between the 2 shots, prior to entry.  If the first dose of meningococcal vaccine was administered after the 16th birthday, a second dose is not required.  Logan County Health District Immunization Clinics are every Thursday morning from 9-11 am.  An afternoon clinic is offered on the 1st Thursday of each month from 2-6 pm. Call the Health District at 937-651-6186 to register with your insurance information.   The Health Department accepts Medicaid.   Please contact your family physician or the Logan County Health District now to beat the rush and assure your child is ready to enter school in the fall.  It is the parents' responsibility to bring a paper to the school secretary showing the date the shot was given and the name of the doctor's office or Health Department where the student received the shot.  PLEASE DO THIS BEFORE SCHOOL BEGINS ON AUGUST 22, 2018.