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    Any student entering Chittick Elementary  must meet the 
    current immunization requirements set forth by the New Jersey Department of 
    Education. They must also have a current physical exam on record. This 
    physical must be done within the past calendar year.
    
    The following documents are required for registration:
    4 forms of proof of residency
    Original birth certificate with raised seal
    Complete immunization record
    Proof of a current physical exam done within the last calendar year.
     Any questions feel free to call Mrs. Schreyer at : 732-613-6828.
    
    The NJ Department of Health and Senior Services are requiring the following 
    additional immunizations for preschool children:
    
    Pneumococcal conjugate Vaccine (PCV)
    Every child 12 months to 59 months of age enrolled in a preschool on or after 
    September 1, 2008 shall have received at least one dose of PCV on or after 
    their first birthday. This must be completed before the child enters school.
    
    Influenza Vaccine
    Children 6 through 59 months of age attending preschool on or after September 
    1, 2008 shall annually receive at least one dose of influenza vaccine between 
    September 1 and December 31 of each year. Please submit a copy of your 
    preschooler's updated immunization record including 2014 Influenza to Mrs. 
    Schreyer once your child receives their vaccine.
    
     The following immunizations are now required for every child born after 
    January 1, 1997 and entering grade 6 in September 2016:
    Diptheria and Tenanus Toxoids and Pertussis Vaccine
    Every child born on or after January 1, 1997 and entering Grade 6 or a 
    comparable age level special education program on or after September 1, 2008, 
    shall have received one dose of Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, acellular 
    pertussis)given no earlier than the tenth birthday.
    Children entering or attending Grade 6 on or after September 1, 2008 who 
    received a Td booster less than five years prior to entry shall not be 
    required to receive a Tdap dose until five years have elapsed from the last 
    DPT/DTap or Td dose.
    Children born on or after January 1, 1997, transferring into a NJ school in
    Grade 6 from another state or country after September 1, 2008, shall have
    received one dose of Tdap, provided at least five years have elapsed from the
    last 
    documented Td dose.
    
    Meningococcal Vaccine
    Every child born on or after January 1, 1997, and entering Grade 6 or
    attending a comparable age level special education program on or after
    September 1, 2008 shall have received one dose of a meningococcal-containing
    vaccine,such as the medically preferred meningococcal conjugate vaccine. The
    vaccine 
    must be given AFTER the eleventh birthday.
    Every child born on or after January 1, 1997, and transferring into a NJ 
    school from another state or country on or after September 1, 2008 shall
    have received one dose of meningococcal vaccine.The vaccine must be given
    AFTER the eleventh birthday.
    
    
    Please send a copy of your child's updated immunizations (physician note or 
    immunization card) to the school nurse documenting that the above 
    immunizations have been given to your child by September 2016.
    
    If your child turns 11 after the start of the school year in September 2016,
    written proof from your child's physician's office showing a scheduled visit
    must be submitted to the nurse's office.Their immunizations must be completed
    within 2 weeks following their 11th birthday.
    
    MEDICATION and ACTION PLANS:
    
    New Authorization for Medication forms must be completed each school year.
    Action/Treatment plans must be updated annually. Medication forms and
    Action/Treatment Plans can be found on the district website EBNET.org under
    the Student Services Department. If you have any questions please contact Mrs.
    Schreyer at 732-613-6828.