Immunization for Rising Seniors

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Immunization for Rising Seniors

The Code of Virginia requires all students to be immunized against certain communicable diseases prior to entrance into Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS).

Effective July 1, 2021 all students entering twelfth grade will be required to receive one dose of Meningococcal vaccine (MenACWY) administered at age 16 or older, and prior to the beginning of school. Twelfth grade students cannot begin school in August without proper Meningococcal documentation.

Please provide one of the following documents Edison High­­­­­­­­­ School as soon as possible if it is has not already been provided:

 

  1. An updated immunization record showing that the student has received the Meningococcal vaccine.

 

  1. A note on a healthcare provider’s letterhead stating the date the Meningococcal vaccine was given.

 

  1. A healthcare provider’s written statement of a permanent or temporary medical exemption.

 

  1. A notarized Religious Exemption Form which is available online at:

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/support/health_medical/certificate_religious_exemption.pdf

 

Immunizations are available from your student's healthcare provider or the Fairfax County Health Department. The Health Department clinic locations and hours are available online at: https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/health/immunization/school or by calling 703-246-2411.

 

Records can be dropped off between 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM any weekday, faxed to 703-924-8097, mailed to Edison Student Services, or emailed to Krystal Brooks, registrar at @email.  Please contact Krystal Brooks if you have any questions.