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New Whooping Cough Immunization Requirement

Starting July 1, 2011, a new law (AB 354) changing California immunization requirements for all students entering 7th-12th grades goes into effect. The law requires:

This coming school year (2011-2012), all students entering into 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th or 12 the grades will need proof of an adolescent whooping cough booster shot (called “Tdap”) before starting school. This includes current students, new students and transfer students in both public and private schools.