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    Clark Wood Elementary School Nurse

    Carrie Hackett


    RB Walter Elementary and Williamson High School Nurse

    Amy Vandernick

    570-827-2171 R.B. Walter

    570-827-2191 Williamson HS

    Westfield Elementary and Cowanesque Valley High School Nurse

    Melinda Fry

    814-367-2233 Cowanesque Valley HS

    814-367-2712 Westfield Elementary


    Immunization Requirements

    Children in ALL grades (K-12) need the following vaccines:

     4 doses of tetanus*(1 dose on or after 4th birthday)

    • 4 doses of diphtheria* (1 dose on or after 4th birthday)
    • 3 doses of polio
    • 2 doses of measles**
    • 2 doses of mumps**
    • 1 dose of rubella (German measles) **
    • 3 doses of hepatitis B
    • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) or evidence of immunity

    *Usually given as DTP or DT or Td

    **Usually given as MMR

     7th Grade ADDITIONAL immunization requirements for entry:

    • 1 dose meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)
    • 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis(Tdap) [if five years have elapsed since last tetanus immunization]  

     The only exemptions to the school laws for immunizations are:

    • medical reasons;
    • religious beliefs; or
    • philosophical/strong moral or ethical conviction. (paperwork explaining exemption must be on file in the health office)

    Dental Exams are required on original entry or kindergarten, 3rd grade, and 7th grade.

    Private Dental Form

    Medical Exams are required on original entry or kindergarten, 6th grade, and 11th grade.

    Private Physical Form

    Asthma Action Plan

    Authorization for Medications During School Hours Form.pdf65.56 KB