2016-2017 Working Parent Health/Safety Requirements
The following requirements must be met by each parent/caregiver who will work in the classroom.
Statement of Good Health: This form must be completed and signed by all working parents indicating that they are physically capable of assisting in the classroom.
TB Test: You must show that you do not have TB by providing evidence of a clean TB skin test or a clean chest X-ray. TB tests are valid for 4 years. Pregnant or nursing mothers are exempted from this requirement but must have a note from a health care provider indicating such.
Measles Immunity*: You must demonstrate your immunity to the measles by providing evidence of 2 measles vaccinations (usually the MMR vaccine) or the results from a blood test showing immunity.
Note: Vaccination records from childhood immunizations are still valid. If you are going to be vaccinated now, please be aware that the second measles vaccination must be completed at least 4 weeks after the first and both must be completed before enrollment paperwork is due in early August.
Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Immunity*: You must demonstrate your immunity to Pertussis by providing evidence of receiving the vaccine (DTaP for kids, Tdap for pre-teens, teens & adults) within the past 10 years.
Flu shot: Flu shots must be obtained annually between August 1st and December 1st. You may opt out of getting a flu shot by signing a declaration that you are choosing to not get a flu shot.
Criminal Record Statement: This form must be completed and signed by all working parents disclosing any criminal convictions.
*You may obtain a medical waiver from a licensed physician to be exempted from the measles and pertussis requirements.