Immunization Updates

For Parents of 6th Graders

Please be aware that all students in 6th grade, per NYS law, must have a 2nd varicella vaccine and at least 4 doses of polio vaccine for 6th grade attendance. 

A pertussis booster, a Tdap is required when your child turns 11. Students will not be allowed to continue school, either remotely, hybrid or in person after September 18, 2020, if there is not an up to date signed immunization record on file with the VCMS Health Office showing proof of these vaccinations. 

For Parents of 7th Graders

Please be aware that all students in 7th grade, per NYS Law, must have a meninogocaccol vaccine (menigitis) for 7th grade attendance. Students that do not have proof of the vaccine on file with the VCMS Health Office will not be allowed to continue school either remotely, hybrid or in person after September 18, 2020. 

If you have any questions, please contact the VCMS Health Office at (845) 457-2440, ext. 16700, 16701 or 16702.