IMMUNIZATION STATE LAW
Minnesota statutes 1980, Section 123.70 requires that allchildren who are enrolled in a Minnesota school be immunized before starting school. these requirments can be waived only for medical reasons or if you are conscientiously opposed to a particular immunization. Student schedules will be withheld and students will not be allowed to start school without a proof of immunization on record with the school health services.
Seventh Grade Students/Parents:
7th grade students need to have an updated tetanus shot, the second MMR (measles, mumps, & rubella) vaccination and their hepatitis series.
New Immunization Requirement as of April, 2014
The Minnesota School Immunization Laws are changing effective September 1, 2014. The following immunizations are required before your student enters 7th grade. *
Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis (Tdap also known as Boostrix or Adacel) - Information sheet for Tdap vaccine
Meningococcal vaccine (also known as MCV4, Menveo, Menactra) - Information sheet for meningococcal vaccine.
Click HERE for more information.
Click HERE for a printable version of the Immunization Chart.
The chart summarizes information on required immunizations. Find your child's age/grade level and read across the line. Check to see if you child has the correct number of vaccinations. Checkmarks indicate the number of vaccinations required at by the time your child has reached that age/grade. If you have questions, please contact the school nurse.