Preschool, Kindergarten, Sixth and Ninth grades are required to have a current physical examination.
By PF Staff
Waukegan, IL.-The Illinois Department of Public Health requires a number of immunizations and exams before students can attend school in the State of Illinois. Below is a detailed list of those requirements and the grades affected by each prerequisite. Parents are asked to please begin planning for the 2018/2019 school year and begin scheduling these immunizations soon.
All students entering Preschool, Kindergarten, Sixth and Ninth grades are required to have a current physical examination completed on the approved Illinois Department of Public Health form. A current physical is one that was completed within one year of August 23, 2018. A sport physical does not meet this requirement. The parent portion on the backside of the physical form must be completed and signed.
All students entering kindergarten, first, second, third, fourth and grades six through twelve must show proof of receiving two doses of Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine.
All students entering sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth grade must show proof of receiving one does of the Meningococcal (meningitis) vaccine.
All students entering twelfth grade must show proof of receiving two doses of Meningococcal (meningitis) vaccine unless the first dose was given after the age of 16, then only one dose is required.
All students entering grades six through twelve must show proof of receiving one dose of Tdap vaccine.
Dental Examination Requirement
Illinois Dental examinations forms are due by May 15th of the year the student is enrolled in kindergarten, second and sixth grade. A current examination is one that was completed within 18 months for May 15th.
Eye Examination Requirement
Illinois Eye examination reports are due by October 15th for students enrolling in kindergarten or for the first time in an Illinois public school. A current examination is within year of enrollment.
If you have questions, please contact your child’s school nurse or the Health Services Supervisor at (224) 303-1058.