Immunization Requirements

By law, the district must have an immunization record for each student on file. These records should be up-to-date at the time of registration. Records must show the month, day and year of each dose of vaccine and must be validated by a physician’s signature or a public health clinic card. Children entering Royse City ISD for the first time must present written verification of the required immunizations at the time of enrollment.

Required immunizations are:

  • Diptheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTP/DTaP/DT/Td/TdaP)
    Minimum of four (4) doses for ages 15 months through four (4) years. Minimum of four (4) doses for ages five (5) and six (6) years with at least one dose since 4th birthday. Minimum of three (3) doses for ages seven (7) and older with one dose since 4th birthday. Upon entry into 7th grade, students will be required to have 1 booster dose of a tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis-containing vaccine (TdaP) if at least 5 years have passed since the last dose of tetanus-containing vaccine. If the five years have not elapsed since the last dose of tetanus-containing vaccine at the entry into 7th grade, this dose will become due as soon as the five year interval has passed.
  • Polio (IPV, OPV)
    Minimum of three (3) doses with at least one (1) dose received since 4th birthday. Not required for persons 18 years of age or older.
  • Measles (Red, Rubeola)
    Two (2) doses of vaccine on or after first birthday for entry into KN -12th grades. The two (2) doses of vaccine must have been received at least 28 days apart.
  • Rubella (3-day German Measles)
    Two (2) doses of vaccine on or after first birthday for entry into KN. The two (2) doses of vaccine must have been received at least 28 days apart. One (1) dose of vaccine on or after first birthday for EC, PPCD, PK, and grades1-12.
  • Mumps
    Two (2) doses of vaccine on or after first birthday for entry into KN. The two (2) doses of vaccine must have been received at least 28 days apart. One (1) dose of vaccine on or after first birthday for EC, PPCD, PK, and grades1-12.
  • Haemophilus Influenzae Type B (HIB)
    One (1) dose of vaccine on or after 15 months of age or three (3) doses prior to 15 months of age through age 4. History of disease after second birthday must be verified by a signed physician’s statement.
  • Hepatitis B
    Three (3) doses of vaccine for students in grades PPCD-12.
  • Chicken Pox (Varicella)
    Two (2) doses of vaccine on or after first birthday for entry into KN and 7th grade. The two doses should be at least 28 days apart. One dose of vaccine on or after first birthday for EC, PPCD, PK, grades 1-6, and grades 8-12. If vaccine received on or after 13th birthday, two (2) doses of vaccine are required and must be at least 28 days apart. History of disease accepted with signed physician statement or signed parent validation form.
  • Hepatitis A
    Two (2) doses of vaccine on or after first birthday and six (6) months apart for students in grades EC, PPCD, PK, and KN.
  • Pneumococcal (Prevnar, PCV7)
    Four (4) doses of vaccine in infancy with one (1) dose after first birthday, two (2) doses of vaccine on or after second birthday for students in grades EC, PPCD, PK.
  • Meningococcal (Menatra, MCV4)
    One (1) dose for entry to 7th grade.

For information regarding medical or personal exemptions to immunizations, refer to the State Department of Health Services. dshs.state.tx.us/IMMUNIZE

 

Immunization clinics

The following clinics offer low cost immunizations: PLEASE CALL FOR OFFICE HOURS.

Rockwall Helping Hands Community Clinic
102 S. First Street, Suite B (Reeve’s Bldg.)
972-772-8194

Greenville Health Department
2700 Johnson St.
Greenville, Texas
903-408-4140
Hours: Tuesday1-4pm and Friday 9-11am

TAKE YOUR CHILD’S IMMUNIZATION RECORD WITH YOU TO THE CLINIC.
Health clinic will not give immunization without first looking at your child’s record. If you need a copy of your child’s record, please request it from the school nurse.

Clinic Staff Contacts

Cami Torberson
Nurse
Ruth Cherry Intermediate
Deborah Summers
Nurse
Royse City High School
Maile Calder
Nurse
Royse City High School
Kacie Scott
Nurse
Scott Elementary
Mary Glisch
Nurse
Harry Herndon Intermediate
Morgan Showman
Nurse
May Vernon Elementary

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