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Massachusetts Department of Public Health regulation 105 CMR 220 mandates all students meet the following requirements for entering grade 7:
  • 2 doses of varicella vaccine (unless physician signed proof of chicken pox disease)
  • 1 dose of Tdap
  • 3 doses of Hepatitis B


The following immunizations are recommended by for students entering grade 7:
  • Meningococcal
  • Influenza (annually)
  • Human Papilloma Virus
  • 2 doses of MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
The immunization record must include the month, day and year the immunization was administered and must be signed by the physician.
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If there are medical reasons why your child has not been immunized, a signed certificate must be obtained from your physician. 
If immunizations conflict with sincere religious beliefs, a parent/guardian must write a note stating so.
Children who are not fully immunized may be excluded from school from day 10 through day 21 following exposure if there is a break of disease (i.e., whooping cough, chicken pox, etc.).
Please remember that it is the parent/guardian responsibility to obtain the necessary immunizations for school.  Failure to comply with this mandate
can result in your child being excluded until the requirements are met.


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