Thursday, July 12, 2012
Dallas ISD students must be vaccinated before first day of school August 27
Below are detailed requirements.
DALLAS The Dallas Independent School District reminds parents to have their children vaccinated before the 2012-2013 school year begins on Monday, August 27.
The full list of requirements is pasted below. New requirements, as established by the Texas Department of State Health Services, are:
- MMR—2 doses of MMR required for K-3; all other grades, 2 doses of measles containing vaccine, 1 rubella and 1 mumps
- Varicella—2 doses required for K-3 and 7-10, all other grades 1 doses
- Meningococcal—1 dose required for grades 7-10
- Hepatitis A—2 doses grades K-3
According to the district, health clinics can't vaccinate children using the Texas Vaccinations for Children vaccine. Those children may be referred to a doctor if a clinic doesn't provide private stock vaccines.
2012-2013 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Students Grades K-122012-2013 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Students Grades K-12
Source: Dallas ISD