SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES
Monday, July 13, 2020
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.
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.
(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
Na-Keisha A. White, MSN-PH, RN, NBCSNCoordinator of Health ServicesCandiece D. Bourne, MSN-Ed, AAS,BS,RNNurse SpecialistHealth Services Office
119 West Leigh Street
3rd Floor, Suite 307
Richmond, Virginia 23220