All 6th grade students must receive both the Tdap and Meningococcal vaccinations per N.J.A.C. 8:57-4. More information about the State of New Jersey's vaccination requirements can be found HERE.
In accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:40-21.2, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services has developed the attached educational fact sheet about meningococcal meningitis. Public School districts are statutorily required to distribute the fact sheets annually to parent/guardian of students in the sixth grade.
Please read the link below regarding "Preventing Meningococcal Meningitis" and "HPV Vaccine: Information for Parents".
Please feel free to call the nurse with any additional questions you may have.