ATTENTION 5TH GRADE PARENTS

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Health Office

Final Notice: Sixth Grade Vaccinations

April 18, 2018

Dear Parent/Guardian,

As the close of the school year is vastly approaching, this notice will serve as a final reminder that students currently enrolled in the 5th Grade MUST receive additional vaccinations before entering 6th Grade. According to N.J.A.C. 8:57-4 Chapter 14: Immunization for Pupils in Schools, your child is required to receive the below indicated immunizations. As you may recall notices were sent out in October 2017 along with your child’s marking period 1 interim report. That notice contained a sign and return, parental statement that was due by the end of that month. This notice can be found on the schools health office web page and front entrance of the school for further reference. It is imperative that the L.V. Moore Middle school students are in compliance. Failure to submit the below named vaccinations prior to or on the first day of school, September 6th, 2018, will result in your child being excluded from school until documents have been received, NO EXCEPTIONS.

The amended regulations in N.J.A.C. 8:57-4 State the following:

For sixth grade students 11 years of age, schools must now require proof of one dose of the

  • Meningococcal conjugate vaccine
  • Tdap vaccine

*Students who are 10 years of age when entering the 6th grade, will be given 2 weeks after they turn the required age to provide the health office with proof of vaccinations. Failure to submit documentation within the allotted time, will result in your child being excluded from school until documents have been received.

Sincerely,

Ms. A. Hollis, RN, BSN

School Nurse

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To Print a hard copy of the form, please click the following link: 


5th GRADE REQUIRED VACCINATION LETTER TO PARENTS FOR 6TH GRADE.docx







October 12, 2017

Dear Parent/Guardian,

Students currently enrolled in the 5th Grade MUST receive additional vaccinations before entering 6th Grade. According to N.J.A.C. 8:57-4 Chapter 14: Immunization for Pupils in Schools, your child requires the below indicated immunizations. The amended regulations in N.J.A.C. 8:57-4 State the following:

 

For sixth grade students 11 years of age, schools must now require proof of one dose of the

 

  • Meningococcal conjugate vaccine
  • Tdap vaccine

 

*Failure to submit the above names vaccinations prior to the start of September will result in your child being excluded from school until documents have been received, NO EXCEPTIONS.

                                                               

 

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 Please read, PRINT & SIGN then have your child return the following statement to the main office no later than Oct 31st.

 

PRINT:
STUDENT NAME _______________________________________________

 

I, ________________________________, verify that I have received and read the

Roselle Public Schools Health Services form, which indicates the two mandatory immunizations required for entry into the 6th grade.  I acknowledge that it is my parental responsibility to ensure my child will receive the Tdap and Menactra vaccinations required by N.J.A.C 8:57-4 Chapter 14: Immunization for Pupils in Schools Prior to September of their 6th grade year.