AllentownSchool District

Immunization Information

Immunization Information 

All students attending public school in Pennsylvania must receive medically appropriate immunizations. These include the following for all students, including those beginning kindergarten in the 2020-21 school year: - Combination diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus (dpt)     - Combination measles, mumps and rubella (mmr) - Hepatitis B - Varicella - Polio
The following are required for all students entering seventh grade:  - 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap)    - 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)
All students who are seniors and will turn 16 years of age at any point during the school year must receive a meningococcal conjugate vaccine  Students will need all required immunizations, even if they are learning in a virtual environment to start the school year. We encourage you to schedule well visits now. To submit proof of immunization for your student(s), please provide proof of immunization at enrollment for the school nurse. The nurse will review the vaccines and advise you if there are other needs.


IMMUNIZATIONS ARE GIVEN BY:

1. Your Family Physician
2. Allentown Health Bureau, 245 North Sixth Street. Call (610) 437-7754 for an appointment. (Uninsured or Medicaid children only). 
3. St. Luke's Hospital Family Heath Center, 1501 Lehigh Street. Call (610) 628-8380 for an appointment.
4.  Sacred Heart Hospital Pediatric Clinic, 421 Chew Street, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Call (610) 776-4994 for an appointment.
5. Lehigh Valley Hospital Center Pediatric Clinic, 17th and Chew Streets. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Call 610-969-4300 for an appointment.  

There will be a sliding scale fee at clinics for all except those with Medical Assistance Cards.   


INMUNIZACIONES SON PROVISTAS POR:

1.  Su médico de familia
2.  Departamento de Salud en Allentown, 245 North Sixth Street. Llame al (610) 437-7754 para una cita
3.  St. Luke’s Hospital, Clínica de Familia,  1501 Lehigh Street, Llame al (610) 628-8380 para una cita. 
4.  Clínica de Pediatría del Hospital, Sagrado Corazón (Sacred Heart), 421 Chew Street, Lunes, miércoles, jueves, viernes, Llame al (610) 776-4994 para una cita.     
5.  Clínica de Pediatría del Hospital Lehigh Valley,  17th y Chew Streets, Lunes, Miércoles, viernes. Llame al (610) 969-4300 para una cita
En todas las clínicas habrá una escala de pago, excepto para aquellos con Tarjeta de Asistencia Médica.