• What is Vaccinate Before You Graduate?

    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.

    How do I register my child? 

    View the vaccine information statement for each vaccine. Vaccine Information Statements explain the benefits and risks of each vaccine. They are available at the website listed below or can be requested by calling the number below

    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 listed in the right column and return it to your school nurse. 

    When and where are clinics held?

    All clinics are held in school during the school day. Call the school nurse for information about clinics at Thompson Middle School. 

    How much do vaccinations cost?

    There is no out-of-pocket cost for vaccinations. Insurance information will be collected for students, but no student will be turned away for a lack of insurance.

    How do I know what vaccines my child needs?

    Either contact your child’s primary care provider or ask your child’s school nurse.

    What vaccines are available at these clinics?

    Hepatitis A • Hepitatis B • Human Papillomavirus (HPV) for males and females Influenza • Meningitis • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) • Polio Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap) • Varicella (Chickenpox)

    Vaccine Information Sheets

    Click on this link https://www.immunize.org/vis/ to view the vaccine information sheets. They are available in many languages.

    Haga clic en este enlace  https://www.immunize.org/vis/ para ver las hojas de información de la vacuna. Están disponibles en muchos idiomas.

    Clique neste link https://www.immunize.org/vis/ para visualizar as folhas de informações da vacina. Eles estão disponíveis em vários idiomas.

     

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    For more information, contact 

    The Wellness Company:

    401-461-0662 www.thewellcomp.com