REQUIRED ANNUAL INFLUENZA VACCINE:
According to New Jersey Administrative Code:
8:57-4.19 Influenza vaccine
Children six months through 59 months of age attending any licensed child care center or preschool facility on or after September 8, 2008 shall annually receive at least one dose of influenza vaccine between September 1 and December 31 of each year.
Parents and Guardians:
Proof of this year’s influenza immunization must be obtained by the health office as soon as possible after receiving the immunization. If your child has received the influenza vaccine already, simply send or fax (973-764-0843) in documentation from the medical care facility where your child received the vaccine indicating when and where it was done. If your child has not received the influenza vaccine yet, please arrange an appointment and request a copy of proof of vaccination for our records. We must receive this information by January 2, 2020 or your child MUST BE EXCLUDED FROM SCHOOL UNTIL THE VACCINE IS RECEIVED. Please contact me with any questions at 973-764-6343.
Jen Gallant, RN, CSN