Immunization Requirements for Kindergarten Students

Parents getting ready to place children in Kindergarten this fall need to make sure their immunizations are up to date on the child.

Lynn Maitlen with the Dubois County Health Department tells parents what those immunizations are:

Maitlen also says that there are TWO doses of the Hepatitis A, and they must be given six months apart, so the time to get them is now.

You can contact the Health Department at 481-7050 for an appointment.

The Health Department also handles the birth certificates for all children born in Dubois County, and one is needed at the time of registration for Kindergarten.

Health Department Administrative Director Donna Oeding tells what you need:

Again, the Health Department number is 481-7050.  Immunization hours are 8 am to 11 am and 1 pm to 3 pm Monday through Friday.  You’re asked to call for an appointment.

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