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Immunizations and Wellness Visits During COVID-19

This is a message from the St. Landry Parish School Board Nursing Department.
The Louisiana Department of Health and American Academy of Pediatrics encourage parents to keep up-to-date on vaccinations and routine wellness visits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maintaining routine immunization and wellness visits are critical during pandemic especially for children 24 months or younger, pregnant women, and children with chronic health conditions. An up-to-date immunization record is a requirement to register your child for school unless a child has a contraindiction with vaccines. Parents are encouraged to call your child’s medical provider for an appointment to schedule routine immunizations and wellness visits.

My child can't take the shots. What do I do?
The child’s parent or guardian may request an immunization exemption from the child's school.
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