Once your child has received his or her required immunizations, make sure you have an immunization record for both your child's personal health record and a record for the school you plan to attend.
School and Day Care Minimum Immunization Requirements
According to the Virginia Department of Health, "No student shall be admitted by a school unless at the time of admission the student or his parent submits documentary proof of immunization to the admitting official of the school." Vaccines must be administered in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control spacing and age requirements.
Documentary proof shall be provided of adequate age appropriate immunization with the prescribed number of doses of vaccine as indicated (
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) for attendance at a public or private elementary, middle or secondary school, child care center, nursery school, family day care home or developmental center.
No student is permitted to return to the physical school campus without this form on file.
School Entrance Health Form Instructions can be located
TDaP Notice for 2020-2021 School Year
ATTENTION: Parents of 6th Graders Vaccination required for all Students Entering the 7th Grade
TDaP IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENT FOR 7TH GRADE ENTRY
ALL students entering the 7th Grade for the upcoming school year must show proof of the TDaP vaccination (at age seven or later) by presenting documentation of Immunization Compliance.
his includes new students, current students and transfer students in both public and private schools.
The TDaP vaccination provides protection against tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough (pertussis), a highly contagious disease that can be severe or fatal, especially in very young children.
Again, EVERY student entering the seventh grade must have documentation from a physician verifying they have received a recent TDaP vaccination in order to return to school when campus reopens.
More information about this vaccination can be found on the CDC website
COVID-19 specific information can be located on the following sites: