7th Grade Tdap Requirement 2012-2013

All students entering, advancing or transferring into 7th grade will need proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster immunization (called “Tdap”) for school in the fall. This requirement applies to all public and private schools. The new requirement was signed into law in 2010.

The Tdap requirement affects all incoming 7th grade students in California. If we have not received your immunization documentation, by law your child will not be able to attend class.

We must receive your child’s proof of immunization prior to the first day of instruction.

You can fax your records to 949-448-7256, or email to shoon@journeyschool.net.

Information on the new Tdap requirement, including information on where to get free or low cost vaccines, forms, and FAQs are available at www.ShotsForSchool.org.

Based on article submitted by the California Immunization Coalition www.immunizeca.org.