Please see below for a correction to the newsletter. The HPV vaccine is offered to all students, not just females as originally stated. Barb and Kaley are fabulous and always happy to answer any questions. Grade 6 immunization date is October 18th.
Grade 6 Immunization
All students in Grade 6 will be offered immunizations for Hepatitis B, meningococcal C and chickenpox. The HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccine is offered to all students. An information package with consent will be sent home from school. Immunization takes place in October.
If you have questions or concerns please call the Salmon Arm Health Centre at 250-833-4100 and speak with Barb Henderson or Kaley York-Pearce, Public Health Nurses for Shuswap Middle School. You may also visit www.immunizebc.ca for further information.