Health Services News & Updates
Immunization Policy Changes for the 2020-2021 School Year:
Indiana law states that students in all grades are required to meet the minimum immunization requirements in order to attend school. School attendance will be denied until Indiana State Department of Health Requirements are met. School Town of Highland will NO LONGER give a 20 day waiver for immunization compliance.
New Immunization Requirements for the 2020-2021 School Year:
The Indiana State Department of Health will require 2 Hepatitis A vaccines for ALL grade levels for the 2020-2021 school year. This new requirement will affect incoming 9th through 12th graders. Hepatitis A immunization consists of 2 doses with a minimum interval of six calendar months between the first and second dose. If Hepatitis A doses are given less than six calendar months apart, it is considered invalid and a third dose will be required.