Immunization & Medical Information
In order for your child to enter a Maryland public school for the first time, the following health-related items are required.
- A physical examination by a physician or certified nurse practitioner must be completed within nine months prior to entering the public school system or within six months after entering the system.
- Evidence of complete Maryland required immunizations for all students in preschool through the twelfth grade.
- Evidence of Maryland required blood testing for lead screening is required for all students born on or after 1/1/2015 when first entering pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and first grade.
If you have any questions related to health requirements, you may contact the school nurse at your child’s school.