To register a child for school, parents must present the child's written immunization record from a physician, nurse, or health department. Prior to school entry, children must be immunized for:
Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis
Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
A waiver of the immunization requirement may be obtained for health reasons.
For more information, please see California Immunization Requirements for Grades K - 12 click here
Tdap BOOSTER REQUIREMENT
The California Department of Public Health has sent the following notice to schools.
Pertussis (whooping cough) is widespread. If your child 10 years and older has not yet received the "Tdap" pertussis booster shot, please contact your doctor or health department. Getting a booster shot now will protect your child against the ongoing threat of pertussis and meet the school requirement that began in the 2012-13 school year (California law - Assembly Bill354). Please click here for more information.
Adults are also advised to get a pertussis booster shot, if they haven't already, to protect themselves, their families, and their students.
All students entering 7th through 12th grades will need proof of a Tdap booster shot before starting school.
Oral Health Assessment
California law, Education Code Section 49452.8, now requires that your child have an oral health assessment by May 31st in Kindergarten or first grade, whichever is his or her first year of public school. The law specifies that the assessment must be preformed by a licensed dentist or other licensed or registered dental health professional. Oral health assessments that have happened within the 12 months before your child enters school also meet this requirement. Please contact the school office at (916)655-3235 for the assessment form or download by choosing the link provided.
In order for medications to be administered at school, all medications need to be accompanied by an Authorization for Medication to be Given at School form signed by a physician and the parent. If your child must take medication during school hours, an adult must bring it to the office in the original container.
Having head lice is very common. Preschool and elementary children, aged 3-10, and their families are infested most often by head lice. For facts, photos, and information on prevention and treatment, please visit the following sites.
Federal privacy standards to protect patients' medical records and other health information took effect in 2004 under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
To maintain the privacy of your health information, it is the policy of Pleasant Grove Join Union School District to receive written authorization from a patient prior to releasing or utilizing healthcare information.
Click here to view the HIPAA Authorization form on the Forms page.