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7th Grade Immunization Requirements for School Attendance

Parents of students entering 7th grade:

The Ohio Department of Health (per Ohio revised code 3313.67) REQUIRES ALL STUDENTS ENTERING THE 7th GRADE to have:

One Tdap booster (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) and One dose of the Meningococcal vaccine (Serogroup A, C, W, and Y)

Vaccinations should be received prior to entry of first day of the school and no later than the 14th day of school:

September 13, 2023

As with other school immunization requirements, Students without proof of required vaccinations after this date are subject to exclusion from school.

Please contact your child’s physician or the Mahoning County District Board of Health to make an appointment at (330)270-2855 ext. 125. Immunizations are also provided at many local pharmacies.

Please forward the record to the school office when your child receives his/her immunization and it will be placed in their health file. It may also be faxed directly to the Poland Schools clinic at (330)757-2095.

If you have any questions, please contact Holly Lefoer, School Nurse, at

(330) 757-7018, prompt #6 or by email:

**Please note - In regards to the Meningococcal vaccine: There is also a vaccine available for Meningococcal Serogroup B which does not satisfy or replace the state vaccine requirement. This is a different and optional vaccine**