Maryland state law has changed to attend school in September 2014…
Kindergarten students must have proof of 2 doses of varicella (chicken pox) or proof of immunity to varicella by providing the results of a blood test or a medical diagnosis indicating the month and year they had the disease.
Seventh-grade students will be required to have Meningococcus (MCV4 ) and tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis/whooping cough vaccinations (Tdap) to attend school.
Parents/guardians are encouraged to contact their health care providers to receive the mandatory immunizations or contact the Garrett County Health Department at 301-334-7777.
Contact your school’s nurse for more information.
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