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DISD wants all students in class on day one

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DALLAS - Thousands of students in North Texas are heading back to school this month with several districts starting classes in a little over a week.  As you prepare to send your kids back to school, remember to check if their immunizations are up to date.

The Dallas ISD is partnering with Parkland Hospital to offer immunizations at eleven school-based clinics.

Nine vaccinations are required for students to be able to enroll in Texas schools:

Diptheria – Tetanus – Pertussis combo, Polio, Measles – Mumps – Rubella, Haemophilus Influenza Type B, Hepatitis A & B, Chicken Pox, Pneumonia, HPV and Influenza.  A Meningococcal vaccine is recommended but not required.

The District hopes that between its clinics and the County Health Department, all students who need vaccinations with get them and their booster shots before school starts.

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