Health Requirements

Health SymbolSt. Agatha Catholic School maintains health records in accordance with the Florida Department of Health in compliance with Florida Statutes.  All directives issued annually by the Florida Department of Health concerning immunizations and other health matters are implemented.  Prior to registration, each student must present a school entry health examination form (Form 3040) based upon an examination performed within one (1) year prior to enrollment, as well as an original and current Florida Certification of Immunization (Form 680).  Immunizations are required for poliomyelitis, diphtheria, rubella, pertussis, mumps, tetanus, measles. Influenza type b, varicella, and hepatitis B and other communicable diseases as determined by the rules of the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services.  These requirements are mandated by state law  and students may be kept from attending classes or dismissed from the school for non-compliance.

Students entering, attending, or transferring to the 7th or 8th grade in Florida schools will be required to have completed the hepatitis B vaccination series, a second measles vaccination (preferably MMR) and a tetanus-diphtheria booster.  Students entering, attending, or transferring to Kindergarten-2nd grade will be required to have completed the hepatitis B vaccination series.  Students entering, attending or transferring to Kindergarten through 7th grade are required to have a second dose of measles vaccine (preferably MMR).

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