6th Grade Mandatory Immunization Requirement

6th Grade Mandatory Immunization Requirement

The Robbinsville Township Board of Education has established policies concerning immunizations which conform to the New Jersey State Sanitary Code.

REMINDER:  Effective September 1, 2008, children
entering Grade 6 must meet the State of New Jersey immunization requirements.  All children born on or after January 1, 1997 and who are entering Grade 6, shall be required to document receipt of one dose of Tdap given no earlier than the 10th birthday and five years have elapsed from the last DTP/Dtap or td dose.  Also, they shall have received one dose of a meningococcal-containing vaccine, such as the medically preferred meningococcal vaccine.

Please send in a  current copy of your child’s immunization record obtained from their medical provider if you have not already done so.  If an appointment is made, please provide proof of vaccination to the health office upon return to school.

Please refer to http://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/vaccine_qa.pdf

Thank you for your cooperation.

Ginny King RN       Gail Cipolloni RN
School Nurse         School Nurse