Dear Parents and Guardians,
Pemetic School will be having an influenza vaccination clinic on October 25, 2018. The influenza vaccine will be available to your child at no cost. If you would like your child to be vaccinated at school, complete the Influenza Vaccine Health Screen & Permission Form and return to the Nurse’s office by October 19th, 2018.
- Some children less than 9 years of age may need 2 doses of flu vaccine this year. Please see the Information Sheet for Parents to determine if your child will need 2 doses.
- Parents are encouraged, but not required, to attend these clinics with their child.
- Both the live (nasal mist) and the inactivated (shot) forms of the vaccination are available this year.
Please to be sure to read the Vaccine Information Statement for both to help you make a decision about which is best for your child.
- Permission forms and information sheets are available: In the main office, here in PDF format below, pr contact the nurse – she can mail forms to you or send them home in your child’s backpack.
For information about flu and the vaccine go to www.maineflu.gov
For questions about the flu vaccine call Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention/Maine Immunization Program at 1-800-867-4775
For questions about the vaccine clinics at our school, please call the School Nurse at 244-5502
Please be sure to complete and return the Influenza Vaccine Health Screen & Permission form to the Nurse’s office by October 19th!
Emily Brown RN Barbara Logue FNP