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ATTENTION PARENTS: Changes to NYS Immunization Requirements Effective July 1, 2018

New York State has made changes to its school health exam schedule as well as requirements for the meningococcal vaccine, effective July 1, 2018. Please see the immunization schedule below.
IMMUNIZATION LAW
To prevent Communicable Disease and due to New York State requirement, all students must be immunized; no student will be allowed to attend the Baldwinsville Central Schools without proof of the following minimum requirements:

Acceptable proof of immunization should be provided in a form of certificate from physician or clinic specifying types and dates of immunization or disease; or blood test results that shows proof of immunity. When a range exists, the NYS Department of Health may require your child to receive the higher dosage listed in the chart below.
 
Vaccines Kindergarten
through Grade 4
Grade 5 Grades 6 through 10  Grades
11 & 12
Diphtheria and Tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine and Pertussis vaccine (DTaP/DTP/Tdap) 4 to 5 doses 4 to 5 doses 3 doses 3 doses
Tetanus and Diphtheria toxoid-containing vaccine and Pertussis vaccine booster (Tdap) (Required only for students enrolling in grades 6-12 who have not previously received a Tdap at 7 years of age or older.) Not applicable Not applicable 1 dose 1 dose
Polio vaccine (IPV/OPV) 3 to 4 doses 3 doses 3 to 4 doses 3 doses
Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR) 2 doses 2 doses 2 doses 2 doses
Hepatitis B vaccine 3 doses 3 doses 3 doses 3 doses
Varicella (Chickenpox) vaccine 2 doses 1 dose 2 doses 1 dose
Meningococcal  Vaccine  Grades 7, 8 & 9: 1 dose, Grade 12: 2 doses or 1 dose if the dose was received at 16 years or older

You can download a PDF of these requirements HERE.

After June 21, please send proof of immunization to the school nurse where your child will be attending school in the fall. Proof of immunization must be any 1 of the 3 items listed below:
  • An immunization certificate signed by your health care provider
  • Immunization Registry report (NYSIIS or CIR from NYC) from your health care provider or your county health department
  • A blood test (titer) lab report that proves your child is immune to the diseases
    • For varicella (chickenpox), a note from your health care provider (MD, NP, PA) which says your child had the disease is also acceptable.



Kindergarteners without proof of starting their immunizations may NOT start school. Telling the nurse the date and place of shots does not help. New York State requires actual proof (signed documents) of beginning the mandatory immunizations.

The school nurse will contact kids delayed in their immunization schedules. Once again there are clear standards that require evidence of continuing immunizations as mandated.



Immunization Clinic

An Immunization Clinic sponsored by the Onondaga County Health Department is available.  Click here for more information: General Immunization Clinic 

Driving directions to the County Immunization clinic:

From: Baker High School 29 E Oneida St Baldwinsville, NY 13027 US

To: 421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, NY  13202

Driving Directions:

  1. Start out going southeast toward E Oneida St.

    Then 0.45 miles
  2. Take the 1st right onto E Oneida St.

    1. If you are on Albert Palmer Ln and reach Warner Ave you've gone a little too far

    Then 0.29 miles
  3. Turn left onto Oswego St/NY-48. Continue to follow NY-48.

    1. NY-48 is 0.2 miles past Virginia St

    2. If you are on W Oneida St and reach North St you've gone a little too far

    Then 1.36 miles
  4. Turn right onto Van Buren Rd/County Hwy-159.

    1. Van Buren Rd is 0.4 miles past Mildred Ave

    2. If you reach Thomas Dr you've gone a little too far

    Then 1.18 miles
  5. Merge onto NY-690 S via the ramp on the left.

    1. If you reach Connors Rd you've gone about 0.4 miles too far

    Then 1.96 miles
  6. NY-690 S becomes I-690 E.

    Then 7.95 miles
  7. Take the W Genesee St exit, EXIT12, toward Downtown.

    Then 0.27 miles
  8. Turn left onto NY-5/W Genesee St.

    1. If you are on N West St and reach Park Aveyou've gone a little too far

    Then 0.37 miles
  9. Take the 3rd right onto N Salina St.

    1. N Salina St is just past N Clinton St

    2. If you are on James St and reach N Warren St you've gone a little too far

    Then 0.29 miles
  10. Turn left onto E Jefferson St.

    1. E Jefferson St is 0.1 miles past E Fayette St

    2. Timed turn restriction: Mon-Fri 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    3. Timed turn restriction: Mon-Fri 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    4. If you reach W Onondaga St you've gone about 0.1 miles too far

    Then 0.18 miles
  11. Turn right onto Montgomery St.

    1. The Mission is on the corner

    2. If you reach S State St you've gone a little too far

    Then 0.07 miles
  12. 421 Montgomery St, Syracuse, NY 13202, 421 MONTGOMERY ST is on the left.

    1. Your destination is just past E Onondaga St

    2. If you reach Madison St you've gone a little too far

Total Estimated Time: 23 minutes
Total Distance: 14.4 miles

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