Got Your Shots?
Students entering grades 6, 9, or 12 will need to meet the 2010-2011 Wisconsin School Immunization Law requirements prior to school entrance this fall.
The revised Wisconsin Immunization Law requires:
- Students entering grades 6, 9, or 12 must show proof of having received of a dose of chicken pox vaccine, or a reported history of having chicken pox disease.
- Students entering grades 6, 9, or 12 must show proof of having received a dose of Tdap or tetanus containing booster within the past five years.
Grades 6-9 vaccines: Tdap (1dose) and Varicella (2 doses)
Grades 10-11 vaccine: Tdap (1 dose)
Grade 12 vaccines: Tdap (1 dose) and Varicella (2 doses)
The Sheboygan County Division of Public Health is encouraging families to schedule an appointment for these shots early. Vaccines are available at health care provider offices and at the Division of Public Health. Other vaccines recommended for adolescents are also available (i.e. HPV,etc.)
There is a suggested $5.00 administration fee per injection for vaccines received at Public Health Clinics. No one will be turned away due to an inability to make a donation.
Public Health Clinics will take place at the Sheboygan County Health and Human Services Building in Sheboygan and at the Family Resource Center in Plymouth.
Appointments are required for Public Health Clinics and are expected to fill quickly at both locations. Appointments can be made by calling 920-459-3030 or 1-800-596-1919 (ext. 3030).
A signed parental consent is required for those students less than 18 years of age. To access forms or vaccine information, visit: http://www.co.sheboygan.wi.us.
For more information regarding School Immunization Law requirements, visit: http://www.dhfs.state.wi.us/immunization/reqs.htm.