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Last updated 1:55 PM on 7 April 2017

Year 11/12 VaccinationS

Dear Parents/Guardians,

NSW Health 2017 Meningococcal W Response Program: Years 11 and 12 


NSW Health is offering vaccination against four types of meningococcal disease (given as one injection) to Year 11 and 12 students through the School Vaccination Program in Term 2. 


Parent Information Kits (for parents/guardians which include an information sheet, consent form and privacy statement will be sent home from the school with your child early in Term 2.


To consent to the vaccination of your child, parents/guardians are advised to read all the information provided  complete the consent form, including signing the form  return the completed consent form to the school  ensure that your child eats breakfast on the day of the school vaccination clinic. 


Please note that students who are absent on the day of the Vaccination Clinic will be advised to have the vaccine at their GP later in the year (referral letter will be provided). 


For further information, please visit: 


http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/diseases/Pages/meningococcal-w.aspx or call MenACWY Vaccination Program Hotline on 1300 066 055


The information is available in 26 languages, visit www.health.nsw.gov.au/schooltranslations