El Rancho Unified School District

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SHOTS FOR SCHOOL - 7th Grade Requirement

For the 2013-2014 school year, and all future school years, all students entering, advancing or transferring into 7th grade will need proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster immunization (called “Tdap”) for school in the fall.  Pertussis is a very contagious respiratory disease that can be severe and last for months.  The immunity received from either early childhood immunization or pertussis disease wears off over time, leaving older students and adults susceptible again to pertussis.  Immunization with Tdap can protect students, schools and communities against pertussis.