Dear Parents of New Kindergarten Students:
For kindergarten attendance for 2019/2020 school year, Utah State law requires the following immunizations for the protection of your child and others from communicable diseases:
5 DTaP 4 Polio 2 MMR 3 Hepatitis B 2 Hepatitis A
2 Varicella (Chickenpox)
The 5th DTP and 4th Polio immunizations need to be given after the child’s 4th birthday, the first MMR and Chickenpox vaccines must be given after the first birthday. Parents may sign the appropriate box on the pink immunization card indicating their child has had the Chicken pox disease instead of the vaccine.
** As a NEW requirement starting July 1, 2018, a NEW appropriate Utah Department of Health Exemption form must be obtained and put on file at school for those children who claim exemption to immunization for religious or personal reasons. The module and form will be available after July 1, 2018. For Medical Exemption, a letter from the physician stating which immunization(s) the student may be exempt from due to a medical condition is sufficient. **
Immunizations are available from your personal physician or from the Utah County Health Department according to the schedule below. Please bring your records of previous immunizations for your child to your doctor or the health department clinic.
Location/Days of Health Dept. Clinics Address Hours
Provo Mon, Tues, Fri. 151 S. University Ave 8:00 to 5:00
Provo Wed. 151 S. University Ave 8:00 to 7:00
Provo Thurs. 151 S. University Ave 9:00 to 5:00
American Fork Mon. thru Fri. 599 S. 500 E. Suite 2 8:00 to 5:00
Payson each Tuesday WIC 910 E. 100 N. 4:00 to 7:00
A physical examination, including vision screening, and a dental examination are strongly recommended for entering kindergarten students. Utah County Health Dept. Wellness Clinic performs physicals for $30. Appointments can be made by calling 801-851-7031. Physical and dental exams and immunizations are advised in the Spring and early Summer to avoid crowds in the fall.