• Immunizations

    Immunizations

  • Immunization Updates 

    Attention Prince George’s County Public School Parents! Does your child have their immunizations for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year? Current sixth-grade students will need the Tdap and Meningitis vaccines to enter 7th grade on September 3, 2019. Enrolling kindergarten students will need two doses of Varicella (chicken pox vaccine). NOTE: Students who do not have the required immunizations will be excluded from school: No Shots, No School, No Exceptions! >>Visit the State Law and Exclusion page for more details

    Now is the time to act! Get your child immunized before the start of school! You can go to your primary care provider now to get your child immunized for the 2019/2020 school year. Other options include going to the local health department clinics, pharmacies, grocery stores and urgent care centers. >>Visit the Upcoming Clinics page for summer clinic information


    Important Measles Update! 

    Currently there is a surge of measles cases in the United States, including five cases in Maryland. We are sharing this important health notification for the protection of your children, your family and the PGCPS community.

    Measles is a disease which causes fever, cough, runny nose, eye irritation and a rash. It can cause more serious problems such as lung, ear and brain infections, and in rare cases, death. 

    It is extremely contagious and can live in the air for several hours in a location where an infected person has been. Vaccination is a safe and effective way to protect your child from measles. Please review your child's shot record to ensure they are up to date with required immunizations. >>Download an informational flyer about measles from the Center for Disease Control