2017-18 Immunizations Requirements
Passport Health/North Texas Flu Shots will be conducting a vaccination clinic to help you get your students updated before school starts. The clinic will be held from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Wester Middle School (1520 N. Walnut Creek Dr., Mansfield, TX 76063). For complete information, see the Back to School Immunizations flyer.
All students entering Texas schools require immunizations prior to first-day attendance. Students entering Kindergarten and 7th grade require new vaccinations. The requirement chart reflects revisions made to 25 TAC §§97.61-97.72 and take effect on July 28, 2016. See the 2017-18 requirement chart.
For complete information on Immunization Requirements, please visit the Texas Department of State Health Services website.
Public Health Concerns
The following public health concern fact sheets were compiled and made available by Tarrant County Public Health.
Health Watch: Mumps
Mumps is a contagious disease caused by a virus. It typically starts with a few days of fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness and loss of appetite, followed by swollen salivary glands.
Anyone who is not protected against mumps is at risk of getting infected.
Facts about Mumps (Español)
Additional Health Fact Sheets (provided by Tarrant County Public Health)
About Insect Repellents
Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
Mosquito Facts (Español)
Norovirus (stomach bug)
Pertussis (whooping cough)
West Nile Virus