Parents and Guardians:
A new State law requires that all incoming 7th-12th graders get a whooping cough booster shot, called Tdap, before entering school. Students who have not received this booster shot prior to the beginning of the school year will not be allowed to start school.
We encourage you to contact your child’s doctor now to schedule an immunization appointment and provide the school with proof of the booster shot. Some children may qualify for free immunizations through the Vaccines for Children Program.
Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is widespread throughout California. This vaccine can help keep your child and family protected.
For more information about the law and where to get shots, please visit www.cdph.ca.gov or call the school at (650) 259-3830