Immunization and Illness

INDIANA CODE 20-34-4-2 requires that all children entering elementary (K-12) school in the fall of 2019 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 for the 2019-20 school year is available by clicking on the "Immunization Requirements" link on the left side of this page.

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Please check your child's immunization record to make sure it is up-to-date.  These records are 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 Deaconess Health Centers, at Glenwood/Lodge/Cedar Hall:       Phone 812-435-0977. 


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