No shots, no school for District 622 studentsAs parents and students gear up for the start of the new school year, remember to make sure that students are up-to-date on all of their required shots.The North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District has a “No Shots, No School” immunization policy, which means that all students must have the proper immunizations, be a conscientious objector, or have a medical exemption BEFORE starting school.Minnesota law and School Board policy require written proof of scheduled shots for students in grades K-12. If a child has a medical reason, or if his/her parents are conscientiously opposed to any or all of the scheduled shots, a legal exemption is available. To find out more about how to request an exemption, visit the Minnesota Department of Health’s Minnesota Immunization Law Exemption website.
There are also clinics offering free or low-cost vaccinations for children. If you do not have insurance or your insurance does not cover these immunizations, you may also contact Washington County Public Health at 651-430-6655 or Ramsey County Public Health at 651-266-1234.
Immunization InformationMinnesota School Immunization Law (State Statutes #121A.15) states that your child must complete immunization requirements before starting school.Students transferring to ISD 622 must provide immunization information when registering. Immunizations must be up-to-date prior to starting school or the child will not be allowed to enter school until immunizations are complete. Exemptions to immunization requirements are medical status or conscientious objectors. A waiver form must be signed and notarized for those students requesting exemption status.
A copy of your child's current immunization record must be on file at his/her school.
Pupil Immunization Record FormUse this form to document vaccines as well as medical or non-medical exemptions for children enrolled in childcare, early childhood education, or school.Request immunization records for you or your family from the Minnesota Department of Health Registry.