Kansas immunization requirements and recommendations for the 2023-2024 school year are based on the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations. Information and related resources can be found here: https://www.kdhe.ks.gov/School-Information
The current recommended and minimum interval immunization schedules may be found at: www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/hcp/
child-adolescent.html . The best disease prevention is achieved by adhering to the recommended schedule. However, if a child falls behind, the minimum interval schedule is implemented.
The Immunization Requirements Cheat Sheet for the 2023-2024 School Year (School Bus Document) is a supplemental document shared by the Jefferson County Health Department.
It’s normal to have questions about vaccines: How do I know they’re safe? How can I make sense of all the evidence? Voices for Vaccines has developed a free online course to teach you everything you might want to know. Perfect for teachers and students to learn more about vaccines, it’ll take your vaccine-knowledge to the next level.
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Use the Vaccine Activity book from the Vaccine Education Center at CHOP
to teach the science of vaccines with puzzles and coloring pages that entertain and educate. This 16-page booklet is sure to provide children with a way to learn about vaccines and how they work, as well as some of the scientists who helped to develop them. The resource is available in Spanish too!
Explore three online educational modules for high school students to learn about vaccines for teens, infants, and how to identify vaccine misinformation. Access the series for free at http://immunizekansascoalition.org/youthmodules.
Use Baylor University's Vaccines for Children and Adolescents: Lessons and Activities to teach and talk with students about immunizations. Fun, age-group specific lessons and activities for students from early elementary through high school are included in the toolkit.
Use History of Vaccines' Educational Resources to teach about how vaccines are made and work in the human body. Then, explore the past, present, and future of vaccine-preventable diseases with these engaging lesson plans.
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