Preschool Influenza Vaccine Requirement Reminder

Norovirus Information from the Department of Health and Human Services

 Preschool influenza Vaccine Requirement Reminder

     As we approach the midst of flu season, please be advised taht the seasonal influenza vaccine is the best and safest protection available agianst influenza. Please be advised that New jersey mandates all children six months through 59 months of age attending any licensed child care center, or preschool facility on or after September 1, 2008, annually receive at least one dose of influenza vaccine between September 1 and December 31 of each year.

    This means that all 3 and 4 year old preschool students must receive the influenza vaccine by December 31st. Those who do not will be excluded until the end of flu season, which is March 31st in New Jersey.