Immunisation program comes to school
Ozcare is providing free vaccinations for all Year 7 and Year 10 students, on:
Round 1 Year 7, Tuesday 21 March 2023 and Year 10, Wednesday 22 March 2023.
Round 2 Year 7 & Year 10 Catch up, Thursday 12 October 2023.
This is offered as part of Queensland Health's annual School Immunisation Program. All Year 7 and Year 10 students are being offered free vaccinations as recommended on the National Immunisation Program to protect against vaccine preventable diseases. Year 7 students will be offered human papillomavirus (HPV) and diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination. Year 10 students will be offered meningococcal ACWY vaccination.
The vaccinations will be conducted by a team of authorised registered nurses.
A consent pack will be given to your child to bring home. These will be handed to your child in Week 1, Term 1. Please read the information booklet carefully, sign the consent card and return the consent card to the school by Tuesday 31 January 2023.
Parents, legal guardians or authorised persons are encouraged to ensure their children have breakfast on the morning of vaccination.
For more information about diseases, vaccines or School Immunisation Program, visit www.health.qld.gov.au/immunisation or call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).