Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine

Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine

Protect Against Meningitis;

Vaccine Required at Sixth and 12th Grades:

A new vaccine is required for entry into grades six and 12 this coming school year, beginning August 2015.

This vaccine protects students against a severe form of bacterial meningitis, as well as other diseases caused by this bacteria. Please read the  Illinois Department of Public Health parent letter attached below and make plans to assure that your student is protected against meningitis and ready to start school in the fall.

                                                   

Please read more about this vaccine and the requirement  by clicking on the below links:

http://www.idph.state.il.us/public/hb/hbmening.htm