NEW! New Imminuzation Requirements Beginning July 1, 2021.
- Make sure your student is all set for school year 2021- 2022! Click here for details.
- Parent Information Guide in English.
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Immunization Requirements for 2021- 2022
- Notice to Parents and Guardians about Vaccine Exemptions
- Aviso a Padres y Tutores acerca de la Exenciones a Vacunas
- Immunization Requirements
- Immunization Clinics
- Shots for School
No Shots, No School
Students are required to present their immunization cards when enrolling in the Sweetwater Union High School District.
California requires students who are from OUT of State to have verification of Chicken Pox through either a Doctor’s note or the immunization record.
Pertussis (Tdap) is now required for those students entering 7th grade. 1 dose meets the requirement.
The other required immunizations are the normal baby shots and Boosters of Polio, Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) as well as Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (DPT).
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Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Vaccine Requirement
Information on AB 354, the pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine booster (Tdap) requirement, and resources for local educational agencies and parents/guardians.
On July 1, 2012, AB 354 will require only students who are entering or advancing into grade seven to twelve show proof of immunization a pertussis booster vaccine (on or after the seventh birthday). Immunization with Tdap can protect students who have not yet been immunized against the ongoing risk of pertussis and meets the forthcoming requirement for the 2011-12 school year.
Please click here to listen to what Whooping Cough sounds like.
If contracted, the cough could last 6 to 8 weeks.