Immunization RequirementsThe School District requires proof of immunization before your child can be officially enrolled. If your child has not received their immunizations, or if you would like more information on the HPV vaccine, please contact your doctor or Kitsap Public Health District at 360.337.5235 or visit their website to answer questions about immunizations in Washington State and clinic hours.The State of Washington requires all children entering kindergarten or sixth grade to have
If parents/guardians choose to exempt their child from one or more of the required vaccines, they must complete the Certificate of Exemption Form (DOH 348-106). All exemptions must have a licensed health care provider sign and date the form where indicated. A health care provider does not need to sign the form for parents/guardians who show membership in a church or religious body that does not allow medical care from a health care provider. Additional information is available at www.doh.wa.gov/CommunityandEnvironment/Schools/Immunization/VaccineRequirements.aspx.An additional vaccine called Gardasil is now available for boys and girls ages 9 and up. This vaccine can help protect against some strains of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted disease which can cause cancer. Many health officials recommend this vaccine, but it is not required for school.
- a series of three Hepatitis B vaccinations as well as immunization against Polio, Diphtheria/Tetanus, Rubella, Mumps, and Measles, and Varicella (Chickenpox) before they enter school. Starting with the fall of 2016, all students 9th - 12th grade will be required to have two doses of the Varicella vaccine.
- a second measles immunization (MMR) is also required before your child can enter kindergarten or the sixth grade
- sixth grade students are required to have an additional Tetanus (Tdap) vaccine
To enroll in Bremerton Schools, several forms must be filled out and returned to your neighborhood school or the district office. For your convenience we have linked these forms to our web site.
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