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Immunisation program comes to school

13/03/2019
Ozcare is providing free vaccinations for all Year 7 and Year 10 students as part of Queensland Health’s annual School Immunisation Program.
 
All Year 7 and Year 10 students are being offered free vaccinations as recommended on the National Immunisation Program to protect against vaccine preventable diseases. Year 7 students will be offered human papillomavirus (HPV) and diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination.  Year 10 students will be offered meningococcal ACWY vaccination.
 
Year 7 – Pomona Campus                             Year 10 – Cooroy Campus
Wednesday 27 March – HPV                             Wednesday 1 May
Wednesday 23 October – HPV & dTpa
 
The vaccinations will be conducted by a team of authorised registered nurses and/or a medical practitioner.
 
A consent pack has been given to your child to bring home. Further consent packs are available from the school offices. Please read the information booklet carefully, sign the consent card and return the consent card to the school by the following dates:
 
Year 7 packs are to be returned asap.
Year 10 packs are to be returned by 1 April 2019. 
 
Parents, legal guardians or authorised persons are encouraged to ensure their children have breakfast on the morning of vaccination.
 
For more information about diseases, vaccines or School Immunisation Program, visit www.health.qld.gov.au/clinical-practice/guidelines-procedures/diseases-infection/immunisation/
or call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).
 
Last updated 13 March 2019 
Last reviewed 13 March 2019