NOTICE FROM ALEXIS HESS, DISTRICT NURSE:
The Minnesota Department of Health has set new guidelines regarding immunization requirements
for the 2014-2015 school year. Please note that all students entering 7th grade - 12th grade in September of 2014 will need documentation of receiving the Meningococcal Vaccine
, medical exemption (with physician's signature) or have a notarized consciousness objector form on file. You are encouraged to ask your child's health care provider about this vaccine at their next appointment. Itasca County Public Health also has vaccination clinics the first Thursday of the month from 2pm-4pm. Please select the guidelines link and the Meningococcal link highlighted above for detailed information.