TMHD Alerts All Parents of School-Age Children of New Regulatory Changes to School Immunizations Entry Requirement
The Trumbull Monroe Health Distirct (TMHD) wants to alert all parents of school-age children that new regulatory changes to school immunizations entry requirements were passed by the Connecticut Regulations Review Committee on December 21, 2010. The new requirements, which bring the Connecticut requirements into agreement with national recommendations, are effective on August 1, 2011. Specific information can be found on the TMHD website at www.tmhd.org or the Immunizations Programs web page at www.cdc.gov/dph/immunizations.
TMHD offers the following school-age immunizations:
- DTaP ( Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Acellular Pertussis)
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Vaccine)
- IPV (Inactivated Polio Vaccine)
- Meningococcal Conjugate
- MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
- Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis)
Contact the TMHD Public Health Nurse at 203-452-5195 if you are interested in scheduling immunization vaccinations or would like more information.