New Calif law requires vaccine for grades 7-12

Only smiling vaccination pictures
available on the web.

California health officials want parents of teens to get up to date on their whooping cough vaccine to get into compliance with a new law for 2011.

A new law requires all middle and high school students to be vaccinated against the highly infectious disease also known as pertussis prior to the 2011 school year this fall.

State public health medical officer Dr. Eileen Yamada says students in public and private schools will need to show proof of a TDAP booster shot before starting school.


Full story