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Immunization and Illness

INDIANA CODE 20-34-4-2 requires that all children entering elementary school in the fall of 2017 will have received immunizations or have on file a current religious or medical waiver.
IC 20-34-4-5 requires the parents of a child enrolled in school to furnish, no later than the first day of school, a written statement of the child's immunizations.  A Quick Reference for required Immunizations is available by clicking on "Immunization Requirements" link on the right side of this page.

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Pl
ease check your child's immunization record to make sure it is up-to-date.  These records were to be given to your child's school nurse on the first day of school.  If your child needs a required immunization, you may contact your child's doctor, the Vanderburgh County Health Dept. (for uninsured children):Phone 812-435-5997, or one of the USI Community Health Centers: Phone 812-435-0977. 



HOW LONG SHOULD MY CHILD STAY HOME FROM SCHOOL?  

If my child is ill with:
FEVER:         Stay home until fever-free for 24 hours 
         (without the aid of fever reducing medication)

DIARRHEA:  Stay home until no diarrhea for 24 hours 

VOMITING:  Stay home until no vomiting for 24 hours

 

  
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