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    Absecon Public Schools Immunization Requirements

    Dear Parents/Guardians,

       Welcome to Absecon Public Schools. Below is a list of immunizations that are required for enrollment in the State of New Jersey according to the New Jersey Minimum Immunization Requirements for Kindergarten-Grade 12 Attendance N.J.A.C 8:57-4 Immunization of Pupils in School.

    • Pre-K Requirements: These are the minimum requirements to start school.
      • DTap: 4 Doses
      • Polio: 3 Doses
      • MMR: 1 Dose
      • Varicella: 1 Dose
      • HIB: 1 Dose (After 1st Birthday)
      • Pneumococcal: 1 Dose (After 1st Birthday)
      • Influenza (Flu): One dose YEARLY between September 1 and December 31
      • Documentation of Physical within the last 365 days. 
    • Kindergarten Requirements:
      • DTap: 5 Doses OR 4 with one dose given on or after 4th birthday
      • Polio: 5 Doses OR 3 with one dose given on or after 4th birthday
      • MMR: 2 Doses
      • Varicella: 1 Dose
      • Hepatitis B: 3 Doses
      • Documentation of Physical within the last 365 days. 

    **Parents are required to provide examination documentation within 30 days of enrolling student in school.**

    • 6th Grade Requirements:
      • Tdap: 1 Dose (after the age of 11)
      • Meningococcal: 1 Dose (after the age of 11)

    Transfer Students: All transfer students must provide documentation of a physical within the last 365 days. 

     If the student has not received their immunizations by the first day of school, they may be excluded from attending until they receive them. A nurse must validate that the immunizations are up to date before attending school. Any questions please contact the school nurse. 

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    Mimi Deleener, RN

    (609) 641-5375 x1024