Did You Know?

All elementary and middle schools had greater than 96% average daily attendance throughout the 2015-16 school year!

Required Immunizations

Parents & Guardians of Children entering Kindergarten: Does Your Child Have the Shots Needed to Start School?

Elementary School Requirements 4 years of age and older:

5 doses Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis with 1 dose received > 4 years of age if born on or after Sept. 15, 2003; or 4 doses, with 1 dose received > 4 years of age if born after Sept. 15, 2000, but before Sept. 15, 2003; or 3 doses, with 1 dose received > 4 years of age if born on or before Sept. 15, 2000.

4 doses of Polio with 1 dose received > 4 years of age if born after Sept. 15, 2003; or 3 doses, with 1 dose received >4 years of age if born on or before Sept. 15, 2003.

2 doses Measles/Rubella: the first dose shall have been received > 12 months of age; the second dose shall have been received >28 days after the first.

3 doses Hepatitis B if born on or before July 1, 1994.

2 doses Varicella > 12 months of age if born on or after Sept. 15, 2003; or 1 dose received >12 months of age if born on or after Sept. 15, 1997, but born before Sept. 15, 2003, unless the applicant has a reliable history of natural disease.

7th grade Tdap that is now required upon enrollment. This law was passed and announced back in January 2013. We held various Tdap school based clinics this past April to help the adolescents meet this requirement. Here is a link to the Iowa Department of Public Health-Immunization Dept. Please take some time to view this page as it has a great section on common questions and answers to the New Tdap requirement.

 

2015 Children’s Immunization Clinics    (Spanish)

Requirements: Must be 18 or younger, a resident of Pottawattamie County, and either enrolled in Medicaid, not have health insurance, have health insurance that doesn’t cover vaccinations, or be Alaskan Native/American Indian.

 

Certificate of Immunization
To be filled out by the child’s Doctor and returned to the school the child will be attending upon registration

 

Recommended Immunization Schedules for Ages 0-18

To access the child, adolescent, and catch-up immunization
schedules in ready-to-print (PDF) format, click here.