Vaccine InformationVaccines Required for School Attendance (K - 12)Immunizations are required to attend public school in the State of NJ.For details please see NJ Department of Health - K-12 Immunization Requirements.Meningococcal Vaccine & Tdap - Required for all incoming sixth gradersChildren born on or after January 1, 1997 and enrolled in Grade 6 beginning September 2008 are required to have a Meningococcal vaccine and Tdap vaccine (given no earlier than the 10th birthday).Please check your child’s vaccination status. If you have a physician documented immunization record for either of these vaccines, please forward it to the Reading-Fleming Intermediate School health office. If your child does not have these vaccinations, we recommend you schedule an appointment in fifth grade, after their 11th birthday to ensure your sixth grade child is immunized before school opens in September.Please note: if we do not have this immunization documentation prior to the start of your child's sixth grade school year, your child will be denied entrance to school until these requirements are met.The CDC provides these brochures with information on these two vaccinations:Para la información completa sobre Meningococcal y vacunas de Tdap:HPV Vaccine Question & Answer sheet for Parents of Students 11-Years-Old and Above:https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/topics/hpv/hpv_brochure.pdf
https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/documents/topics/hpv/hpv_brochure_spanish.pdfFamilies requiring financial assistance should contact the Hunterdon County Public Health Nursing and Education Department Reduced Cost Childhood Vaccine program at (908) 806-4570.
Last Modified on March 2, 2023