Immunization certificates due by Sept. 1

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Schools Director Roy Dukes would like to remind parents that all students entering the 7th grade during the 2011-2012 school year must submit an official immunization certificate by Sept. 1 verifying that they have had the following immunizations:

* Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis booster, also known as Tdap

* Verification of immunity to varicella (chicken pox) with either two doses of the immunization or history of the disease.

Immunization certificates that have been turned in to athletic directors will not be accepted.

For more information, questions or concerns, please contact the Marshall County School System's office of coordinated school health at 359-1581, extension 41.