Welcome to the Nurse's Corner!Carolyn Huttel MSN, RN, CPNPhone: 717-657-3060 opt. 3Nurse's Fax: 717-704-8495School Fax: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note the immunizations requirements listed below as provided by the PA Department of Health.Also posted below: Immunization Clinics sponsored by the Department of Health
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717-704-8495Special notice to parents of 6th and 7th grade students:6th grade private physicals and 7th grade private dental exams are due now. You may send the forms to the school by snail mail, or scan and email them to email@example.com, or fax them to 717-704-8495. Please make sure your child's name and grade are on the forms no matter how you send them to my office. Any form received by email, will get a reply that form was received.
Students in ALL grades:
All students will get screened for vision, height and weight every year. Students in 7th grade will also be screened for scoliosis and hearing. A letter with screening results and, if necessary, a referral form, will be mailed home after screenings are complete. When you receive this letter, please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.School Immunization Requirements: (rev. 3/2017)Children in ALL grades (K-12) need the following immunizations for attendance:
- 4 doses of tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis* (1 dose on or after 4th birthday)
- 4 doses of polio (4th dose on or after 4th birthday and at least 6 month after previous dose given)
- 2 doses of measles, mumps and rubella**
- 3 doses of hepatitis B
- 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) or evidence of immunity
7th through 12th Grade ADDITIONAL immunization requirements for attendance:
- 2 doses meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV). First dose is given 11-12 years of age; a second dose is required at age 16 or entry into 12th grade. If the dose was given at 16 years of age or older, only one dose is required.
- 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap)
*Usually given as DTaP or DTP or DT or Td** Usually given as MMRThe only exemptions to the school laws for immunizations are:
Religious beliefs; or
Philosophical/strong moral or ethical conviction.
Contact Ms. Trask if you are interested in exempting your child.If your child is exempt from immunizations, he or she may be removed from school during an outbreak.If you are uninsured or underinsured the Department of Health can help you receive vaccinations.Public immunization clinics are being held every Wednesday at the:Dauphin County State Health Center30 Kline PlazaHarrisburg, PA 17104Call 717-346-1470 with questions or to make an appointment.CVS minute clinic and Giant Foods on Jonestown Rd are also providing immunizations but want to be called 24 hours ahead of time and need the child's shot record.** Please note that immunization records will not be available from the nurse during summer break.For more immunization information please visit: