Please be advised of the physical and immunization requirements for students per the State of Florida Department of Health. Required immunization and physical forms must be on file and up to date for the school to be in compliance with the State Department of Health, and for your child to be permitted to attend school on opening day.

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REQUIRED FORMS

  • Completed physical on yellow State Department of Health form*.
  • Up to date immunizations on blue State Department of Health form*.

*Both forms are available from your pediatrician/doctor or local Department of Health.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • All kindergarten and 1st grade students now require two doses of the chicken pox vaccine.
  • All 7th grade students require a booster dose of the TDaP (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) vaccine.

The health records for all kindergarten, 1st grade, and 7th grade, will be specifically audited for compliance.

Your child will be prohibited from attending school if immunizations are incomplete as of the first day of school.

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For your convenience, the DeSoto County Health Department will provide physicals
and required immunizations free of charge.

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