Information about school immunization requirements and dataSchool immunization requirements exist to protect students and members of their community from serious vaccine-preventable diseases by ensuring high vaccination ratesSchool immunization rates provide insight into the vaccine coverage in communities across the state. Since immunization rates are not uniform across the state, school immunization data highlight areas that may be more susceptible to vaccine-preventable diseases. These data also show the importance of maintaining high immunization rates.To learn more, visit the Massachusetts Department of Health School Immunizations page: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/school-immunizations
The Masschusetts Department of Public Health issued new guidelines requiring flu vaccine for all Massachusetts school students enrolled in child care, preschool, K-12, and post-secondary institutions. Click here to read the announcement from DPH.