immunizationsAll students of the Akron Central School District must meet the immunization requirements at set forth by New York State Public Health Law. The following are the minimum requirements for attendance in a NYS Public School District:
  • Three doses of Diphtheria Toxoid for students entering grades Pre-K through grade 12.
  • Three doses of Polio Vaccine for students entering grades Pre-K through grade 12.
  • Three doses of Tetanus Toxoid and Pertussis Vaccine (DtaP, DTP) for students born on or after 1/1/2005.
  • One dose of Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis Booster (Tdap), for students born on or after 1/1/1994 and entering 6th grade.
  • One dose of Measles, Mumps and Rubella Vaccine (MMR), for students entering Pre-K.
  • Two doses of Measles Vaccine and one dose each of Mumps and Rubella Vaccine for students entering grades K-12. (preferably as MMR).
  • Three doses of Hepatitis B Vaccine for students entering grades Pre-K through grade 12.
  • One dose of the Varicella Vaccine (Chickenpox), or medical documentation that the child has had the chickenpox disease.
  • Lead level required for Pre-K only.
The NYS Education Department law requires proof of adequate immunization signed by a physician or a valid medical or religious exemption. If the above requirements are not met, your child may be denied entrance into school, until all requirements are met.
 
 
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