All incoming 7th grade students are required to have a DTAP booster before the start of school in August 2012. This can be obtained at the Kenton-Hardin Health Department on Monday evenings from 4:30 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. and all day Thursdays from 8:30 A.M. until 4:00 P.M. The cost is $14 for the shot and $10 administration fee totaling $24.00. If the child is on Medicaid, pleae bring that card with you the day of getting the shot.
If you have an inability to pay, the shot can be given free of charge.
Proof of this vaccine can be faxed to Kenton City Schools, attention: Brenda Jennings, Schools Nurse at 419-675-1022 or by bringing it into the Kenton Middle School office.
Any questions as to whether your child should not receive this vaccine, due to health reasons, should be addressed with your child’s physician. If there is a medical or philosophical reason that your child will not be receiving this vaccine, a declination form must be completed by the parent prior to the start of school. This form is available at the Kenton Middle School office.