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Attention 7th Grade Students: RI Department of Healh requires all 7th grade students to have a physical exam completed the year before or 6 months after the start of 7th grade. Please send your physical exam record to the school nurse as soon as possible.
The next VBYG clinic will be after February break for 7th and 8th grade students with a parent-signed consent form.
Vaccinate Before You Graduate (VBYG) is an adolescent immunization program offered by the RI Department of Health open to all students in grades 7 - 12. Students should visit their doctors every year for immunizations, however all immunizations that students need are also available through VBYG.
VBYG clinics take place during the school day. Parents do not need to be present however a consent form is necessary. There is no out-of-pocket cost for the immunizations.
The preferred registration method is to register online at www.thewellcomp.com.
You may also obtain a registration form from the school nurse or print a form here. Parent signature is required for each vaccine requested. Return the form to the school nurse at any time. VBYG clinics are scheduled based on need. If there are no upcoming clinics posted above notify the school nurse that you are interested in this program so one can be scheduled for you.
Available immunizations include: Hepatitis A, Hepitatis B, Human Papillomavirus (HPV) for males and females, Influenza, Meningitis, Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR), Polio, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap), and Varicella (Chickenpox)
Dental Screening for 5th Grade Students
To be scheduled.
Scoliosis Screening for 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Students
Please send in physical exam forms when your children have their annual exams and include a scoliosis screening. Students who have already been screened by their physician will not be screened again by the school nurse.