Department Overview

  • SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES

     Monday, July 13, 2020

    Spotlight

     

     

     

     IMMUNIZATIONS 

    Please remember documentation of immunization is required for children entering kindergarten, children entering 7th grade and for new students transferring into schools in the City of Richmond.  

    *Effective July 1, 2019, a booster dose of Tdap vaccine is required for all children entering the 7th grade.  FAQ on Tdap

    Here is a link to the immunization requirements:  Code of Virginia 22.1-271.2

    Delays in primary care have occured with stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders limiting movement outside the home; however as Virginia has moved forward with reopening, please take this opportunity to have your child receive his or her immunizations.  

    Vaccine Virginia Department of Health

    American Academy of Pediatrics   

    School Entrance Health Form


    Click on the English or Spanish documents below for information to see if your student is up-to-date with immunizations.  More information can be found on the Virginia Department of Health VDH or the Virginia Department of Education VDOE Websites.

                                            English       Spanish

     


    CURRENT FOCUS:

     healthy

    (1) Children Healthy During the Stay-At-Home Order

    Information about COVID-19 is rapidly evolving. Here are a two links to websites you need to stay up-to-date: Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Virginia Department of Health

    (2) Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

    The CDC released an Official Health Advisory providing background information on a recently reported multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) associated with COVID-19; and a case definition for this syndrome. Click here for more information:  Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

Contact Information

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    Na-Keisha A. White, MSN-PH, RN, NBCSN
    Coordinator of Health Services 
     
    Candiece D. Bourne, MSN-Ed, AAS,BS,RN
    Nurse Specialist
     
                  Health Services Office
                 119 West Leigh Street
                 3rd Floor, Suite 307
                 Richmond, Virginia 23220
                 Phone: 804.780.7801
                 Fax: 804.780.7803