The New York State Department of Health has two requirements for students entering the sixth grade in September of 2016. The Tdap vaccine is required for the sixth grade and is need for all students over the age of eleven years. Those students that are ten years of age upon entering the sixth grade are required to show proof of having received the Tdap vaccine upon turning eleven years of age. This requirement has been in effect for several years. New for the 2016-2017 school year, is a requirement of all students age eleven, to receive a single dose vaccine against meningococcal disease. A booster will be required at the age of sixteen. Meningococcal Meningitis is a serious disease that may lead to sever disability and even death. The information is being brought to your attention so that you may speak with your health care provider regarding these new requirements.
Kindergarten Registration will be held in the Central Registrar's Office at the William T Hoag Educational Center located at 42 Sunset Boulevard, Angola NY 14006. Paperwork necessary to register your student(s) will be available on site. Click the title above for more information. If you have any questions please call (716) 926-2217.