Flu Shots

East Range II School will be having an influenza vaccination clinic during the month of October. The influenza vaccine will be available at no cost to your child.

Please read the Vaccine Information Sheets attached to this letter and complete the sent-home Influenza Vaccine Health Screen & Permission Form and return it to school by October 9th.

-You will be notified of the date of the vaccine, and if the date ends up getting changed.
Reminder: Some children less than 9 years of age may need 2 doses of flu vaccine this year.
-Please see the sent-home Information Sheet for Parents to determine if your child will need 2 doses.
-Please see the sent-home Vaccine Information Sheet and the School-Located Vaccine Clinic Fact Sheet for parents about the advantages of having your child vaccinated at school.

For information about flu and the vaccine go to www.maineflu.gov, www.flu.gov, or cdc.gov/flu

For questions about the flu vaccine call Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention / Maine Immunization Program at 1-800-867-4775, Monday – Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

Optional: Parents are encouraged, but not required, to attend these clinics with their child.

Sincerely,
Donna M. Gagnon, Principal

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