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Immunization Information

Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 76, Section 12, specifically prohibits admitting a student without a Physician's Certificate documenting that the child has been successfully immunized against Measles/Mumps and Rubella; Diptheria, Pertussis and Tetanus; Polio; Hepatitis B; HIB; and Varicella. A religious or medical exemption must be documented in writing and submitted to the school nurse.

Report of a physical examination within a year of school entrance and in grades 1,4,7 and 10 is also required by Massachusetts General Laws.

Immunization and physical examination information may be dropped off in the school health office or faxed to the school nurse.

Please use the guidelines below to insure that your child is fully immunized before the start of the school year.

To examine the science behind vaccinations, the recent return of preventable diseases, and the risks of opting out you might be interested in this link to a hour long PBS NOVA program:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/vaccines-calling-shots.html