IMMUNISATION FOR PARENTS OF YEAR 8, 10 and 11 STUDENTS

The SA School Immunisation Program will be offered at your school by the City of Port Lincoln Council.

All Year 8 students will be offered:
2 doses of human papillomavirus vaccine, Gardasil® 9 at 2 separate visits. 1 dose of the diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough vaccine, Boostrix®

All Year 10 students will be offered:
2 doses of the meningococcal B vaccine, Bexsero® at 2 separate visits. 1 dose of the meningococcal ACWY vaccine, Nimenrix®

All Year 11 students will be offered:
2 doses of the meningococcal B vaccine, Bexsero® at 2 separate visits.

Immunisation consent packs have been sent home with all Year 8, 10 and 11 students. It is important that you read the information contained in the packs before you give consent for your child to be vaccinated at school. If you have any questions about this program, please contact the Council Office.

All parents / legal guardians are required to complete, sign and return the Consent Cards, even if you do not consent for the student to be vaccinated at school.

If you do not receive an Immunisation Consent pack from your child please ask at the school office.

If you do not want your child to be vaccinated at school, please contact Kathryn at the City of Port Lincoln on 8621 2330 to arrange for your child to receive the vaccines free. If you go to your local doctor for the vaccination, they will need to order the vaccine in and may charge a consultation fee.

Remember to keep your child’s School Immunisation Program records in a safe place as they may be required for future employment or travel