Beth Roe, MEd, BSN, RN, LSN
MEET THE NURSE:
Nurse Roe is in her 14th year as the nurse serving Wolf Creek Local Schools. She has a clinic in the Elementary school and frequently visits the High School as well. Nurse Roe also teaches Medical Terminology I and II at the High School offering students college credit on the High School Campus.
RECOMMENDED IMMUNIZATIONS FOR SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN
Below are the State of Ohio immunization requirements for Kindergarten students:
Rubella Vaccine MUST be administered on or after the 1st birthday
Mumps Vaccine, Live Virus, MUST be administered on or after the 1st birthday.
Hepatitis B Vaccine
Those who received 4 doses before their 4th birthday should receive 1 more dose
Those who received 3 doses before their 4th birthday must receive 1 more dose.
A written statement claiming history of disease is acceptable. This should be closely questioned as many rash illnesses are assumed to be measles when they are not. The second dose of measles vaccine must be at least 28 days from the first dose.
History of disease is NOT acceptable. Laboratory evidence of immunity may be substituted for vaccine. The second dose of rubella vaccine must be at least 28 days from the first dose.
A written statement claiming history of disease is acceptable but should also be closely questioned. The second dose of mumps vaccine must be at least 28 days from the first dose.
The second dose must be at least 28 days from the first dose, the third dose must be at least 2 months from the second dose, and at least 4 months from the first dose.
**All students in grades 7-12 must have 2 doses of MMR vaccine. If you have questions call 1-800-282-0546. HEA 3328(Revised 5-99)