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Our goal is to supply families with information to help keep our students safe and healthy. By utilizing state-mandated immunizations, screenings and safety procedures we are able to take a collaborative approach to ensuring the well-being, growth and educational success of every student.

Immunization RequirementsTop of Page

TK-5th Grades

Students admitted at TK/K – 12 Grades. Without the following immunizations your child will not be allowed to attend school. Parents must show proof of immunizations. Qualified medical exemptions must be shown for each specific immunization
 
Children must be immunized for:
  • MMR - Measles, Mumps and Rubella (German measles)
  • Polio
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP, DTP, Tdap, or Td) — 5 doses
    (4 doses OK if one was given on or after 4th birthday. 3 doses OK if one was given on or after 7th birthday.)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox)
State law requires students beginning Kindergarten to have all required immunizations.  Students missing immunizations will not be able to start school until we have received these records.

7th Grade

6th graders must have the immunizations below, before entering 7th grade. California schools are required to check immunization records for all new student admissions and all students advancing to 7th grade before entry. Parents must show their child's Immunization Record as proof of immunization.

TetanusDiphtheriaPertussis (Tdap) —1 dose
(Whooping cough booster usually given at 11 years and up)
Varicella (Chickenpox) — 2 doses
(Usually given at ages 12 months and 4-6 years)
Additional school immunization requirements for 7th graders typically apply to students who:
Previously had a valid personal beliefs exemption filed before 2016 upon entry between TK/Kindergarten and 6th grade, or are new admissions, including from out-of-state; applies to all grades.

Health Information ResourcesTop of Page

Immunizations

 
To protect the health of all students and staff and to curtail the spread of infectious diseases, the Board of Trustees shall cooperate with state and local public health agencies to encourage and facilitate immunization of all district students against preventable diseases.
 
View BP - 5141.31 for more details.
 
Parents' Guide to Immunizations

Info Links

Tehama County Health Services Agency
 
California Department of Public Health
 
Child Health & Disability Prevention Program
 
National Institute of Mental Health
 
Medi-Cal (Program Information, forms, etc.)