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7th Grade Parents Info

For the school year 2021-2022, students entering or attending 7th grade are REQUIRED to have a TDAP shot, which protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough). prior to attending class on the first day of school or valid documented exemption.  All schools in the county are required by Chapter 64D-3.046, Florida Administrative Code, to enforce these immunization requirements.  

Health care providers should document the Tdap vaccine on the Certificate of Immunization form (DH 680).  Parents of seventh-grade students should make sure to bring this form to their children's school before the first day of school. Many students have already received the Tdap vaccine and simply need to supply proof to their schools. The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County provides free vaccines for children. For more information, please call the district's Health Services department at (727) 588-6320.

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