Vaccine Requirement for 12th Grade Students
All student entering, advancing, or transferring into 12th grade and born after September 15, 1999, will need proof of two doses of meningococcal vaccine, or 1 dose if received when the student was 16 years of age or older. There may be qualifying factors for a grace period/provisional certificate for 12th Grade.
Each current student affected by the new law and have not yet met the requirement will be notified directy.
You may call your school nurse, medical provider, or visit the Iowa Department of public Health website at:
http://idph.iowa.gov/immtb/immunization/law for more information on Iowa immunization laws and the meningococcal requirement.