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7/25/05

New Vaccination Requirements

Starting September 1st, there will be new immunization requirements for kids in child care centers and early childhood programs. Here is a list of the diseases children must be vaccinated against:

*PNEUMOCOCAL DISEASE
*HEPATITIS A
*HEPATITIS B
*DIPHTHERIA
*TETANUS
*WHOOPING COUGH
*POLIO
*MEASLES
*MUMPS
*RUBELLA
*CHICKEN POX
*HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZA

The Health Department says children who do not have at least the first doses required, may be prohibited from attending daycare and pre-K programs.

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