Health Information

Physical and Immunization Requirements

2020-2021

All students entering Pre-Kindergarten (for the first time), Kindergarten, Sixth and Ninth grades must have a physical exam preformed before they begin school in the fall.  Updated immunizations are also required for Pre-K, Kindergarten, Sixth, Ninth and Twelfth grade students.  Dental examinations are required for all students entering Kindergarten, Second and Sixth and Ninth Grades.

Remember students who do not fulfill these requirements will be excluded from school until the requirements are up-to-date. No exceptions. 

Do not wait to schedule your appointments.

 

Preschool Requirements:

Physical Exam

Lead Screening

Immunizations

Kindergarten Requirements:

Physical Exam

Lead Screening 

Dental Exam

Immunizations

Vision Exam

Second Grade:

Dental Exam

Sixth Grade Requirements:

Physical Exam

Dental Exam

Tdap

1st Meningitis vaccine

2nd Varicella if not already completed

Hepatitis B if not already completed

Ninth Grade Requirements:

Physical Exam

2nd Varicella if not already completed

Tdap if not already completed

1st Meningitis if not already completed 

Dental Exam

Twelfth Grade Requirments:

2nd Meningitis Vaccine

Dental Examination Requirement

For Incoming Kindergarten, Second, Sixth, and Ninth Grade

All children entering Kindergarten, Second, Sixth, and Ninth grade are required to show proof of having a dental exam. All children in these grades must have a dental exam on file at the school. 

FREE Flu Clinic - K-4th Grade 

Attention Apollo & New Boston Elementary Parents!!

(K-4th Grade)

 

In cooperation with Genesis Quad Cities, Mercer County School District will   be offering a FREE Flu Clinic for student’s grades K-4th!!  This year the consent form is online, you will also be able to access the form on your phone.  Please register before Oct. 26! This information is found in the attached letter from Genesis. If your student is a fully remote learner and you would like to have them receive the flu shot, please contact the nurse in your building and they will schedule a time for you to come in.

 

 

Where: Apollo Elementary  

When: Thursday, October 29th

Time: Morning

 

Where: New Boston Elementary

When: Friday, October 30th

Time: Morning

 

If you have any questions, please contact:

Becky Hyett – 309-582-5350 ext. 4 or Holly Lamkin – 309-587-8141

REMINDER FROM THE SCHOOL NURSE

· If your child is kept home or sent home from school not feeling well, ALL SIBLINGS MUST also be kept home.  The school nurse will contact you. 

 

· If your child fails the COVID screening, that child and ALL SIBLINGS MUST stay home. 

 

· If your child is sent home from school or is kept home due to any of the COVID symptoms, one of the following documents MUST be received by the school the day PRIOR to them returning:

      

  • A doctors note with an alternate diagnosis
    OR

  • A negative COVID test

Please note ~ BUS RIDERS WILL NOT be allowed on the bus if we have not received the paperwork in advance!

 

Again, thank you for your understanding and ongoing cooperation with our COVID prevention policies and procedures as we work to help protect your children.

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Aledo, IL  61231


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