• Immunizations

    State Law And Exclusion From School

    Temporary Admission to School 

    Maryland State Law (COMAR 10.06.04.03) requires all students enrolled in prekindergarten through Grade 12 to receive age-appropriate immunizations. The school must have proof of immunizations before allowing a student to begin school. If evidence of the required vaccines is not provided, the student will be excluded from school. Students without the required documentation will be temporarily admitted and given twenty (20) calendar days from the date of admission to provide evidence of immunization compliance. 

    To be temporarily admitted to or retained in a preschool or school, the student’s parent or guardian shall present evidence of the student’s appointment with a health care provider. The date of the appointment may not be later than twenty (20) calendar days following the date the student was temporarily admitted or retained. The student will be excluded from school the next day following the appointment date if the parent fails to provide evidence of required immunizations.

    Immunization Updates

    Let's Get Ready Early Banner

    Current 6th grade students will need the Tdap and meningitis vaccine to enter 7th grade in Fall 2017. Guess what? ll children age 11 and older can get vaccinated NOW! No need to get caught in the summer rush and risk exclusion from school on the first day. Click here (en español) to download a flyer with more information!

    Kaiser Permanente is partnering with PGCPS to provide free immunization clinics this winter:

    January 23-27 & January 30 - February 3
    9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    To download a flyer with details, click here (en español).

     Click on the button below for info on Prince George's County Health Department immunization opportunities: 

    View Ongoing Immunization Clinics