Requirement Of Students in Grades 6-12 To Show Proof of Tdap Vaccine for Fall 2013
The Illinois Department of Public Health has posted a document informing all parents to a change for next school year. Beginning in the Fall of 2013, all students entering, advancing, or transferring into grades 6 thru 12 will be required to show proof of receipt of one dose of Tdap vaccine, regardless of the interval since the last DTaP, DT or Td dose.
A copy of the letter will be sent to all district parents. The PDF document from the Illinois Department of Public Health is also attached below.