IMMUNIZATION / VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS
Below you can find links to the immunizations that are required before your child will be admitted to school. Please contact your student's health care provider for any needed vaccines. If you do not have a health care provider, below is the link to the Free Immunization Calendar through the Tacoma Pierce Co. Health Dept. Please check the calendar on the day you plan to go. They update any changes daily. Be sure to take your child's shot record with you.
Protecting Teens against chickenpox and its serious complications is important.
Washington State’s Chickenpox Vaccine Requirement for Grades 7-12.
New: All students in High School will need a 2nd Varicella / Chicken Pox Vaccine before the 2016-2017 school year.
Many students already have 2 vaccines, but please check with your school, school nurse or health care provider as soon as possible, before the beginning of the 2016-2017 School Year.
Click here to go to the Washington Department of Health to learn more.
Please see below under “Additional Immunization Information” for clinics you can go to for vaccines for students and children if you do not have a health care provider.
School Year 2019-2020
Child Care and Preschool Immunization Requirements
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School Immunization Requirements
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Changes to School and Child Care Immunization Exemptions Effective July 22, 2011
For FAQs and forms regarding immunization exemptions click here.
Additional Immunization Information
You MUST bring your children's shot records with you to ALL immunization clinics.
Immunizations are no longer given at Lakewood WIC or at the SSC on the first day of school.bPrior to the first day of school, August 29, pleast take your student(s) to their health care provider or one of the sites found on the Tacoma Pierce Co. Health Dept. Immunization found here:
Main Immunization webpage can be found here.
PLEASE NOTE: There will no longer be free immunization clinics held at Lakewood WIC.
Please check the calendar below for other sites or make an appointment with your child's health care provider.
(MB) Mary Bridge Children's Health Center – (253) 403-1767
(MC) MultiCare Mobile Health Services – (253) 403-1767