School Influenza (Flu) Vaccination Program

 Posted by on October 27, 2011
Oct 272011
 

To:       Middle School and High School Parents & Guardians

Dear Parent/Guardian,

Our Health Services Team is pleased to once again offer flu vaccinations to our middle and high school students.  This year FluMist will be administered which is a vaccine that is sprayed into the nose to help protect against influenza.

If you are interested in having your child participate in the School Influenza Vaccination Program, please carefully read the enclosed vaccine information statement (VIS) regarding the Live, Intranasal Influenza Vaccine.  Complete and return the Screening form and the School Influenza Vaccination Program consent form to your child’s homeroom teacher.  Forms must be returned one week prior to the scheduled clinic at your child’s school.  Vaccine will not be administered to any student without a signed parent consent form.  After receiving the vaccination, your child will be handed a form documenting the administration of the seasonal flu vaccine for your records.  Please share this information with your child’s Primary Care Provider.

The school clinic schedules are as follows:

Sterling Middle School                                                   Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Pt. Webster Middle School                                              Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Atlantic Middle School                                                   Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Central Middle School                                                     Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Broad Meadows Middle School                                      Tuesday, November 15, 2011

North Quincy High School                                              Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Quincy High School                                                        Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The parent consent form along with flu information materials can also be found on the Quincy Public Schools website www.quincypublicschools.com.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact your school nurse.

Seasonal Consent Form

Screening for Nasal Spray Influenza Vaccine

Influenza Vaccine Information

Sincerely, 

Jane Kisielius, RN MS

Coordinator of Health Services