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Pertussis Booster Shot (Tdap) Requirement - Open HousesApril-May 2011


AB 354 Update“Miles to go before I sleep….”

April 27, 2011


Pertussis cases by month of onset --California, 2010


Tdap doses in CAIR, 10-18 years old


Updates for Schools

  • Review the suggested checklist posted at http://www.shotsforschool.org/toolsforschools.html .


Messages for schools - Act now Pertussis isn’t taking summer vacation

Review messages from State Superintendent Torlakson about the importance of the new Tdap vaccine requirement

  • 2/11 Letter, Forthcoming Video

  • Other communications

    Continue alerting parents and students:

  • If you haven’t already, get your Tdap shot

    • Check in with your doctor

  • Get a record of the Tdap booster from your doctor to share with school

  • Bring your immunization record to school!


  • Messages for schools

    • Post messages above and downloadable electronic banners on your school’s

      • Websites, emails and electronic newsletters

      • Marquee or billboard

      • 2011-2012 Calendar

      • Report Cards and other notices

      • Student newspapers, newsletters

      • PTA, Community partners’ communications


    Messages for Schools

    • Develop record collection systems and begin collecting Tdap records as soon as possible.

      • Systems for collecting records

        • Before the end of school

        • During summer vacation

        • Leading up to first day of school

      • Clear instructions for parents about when and how to submit Tdap records

        • Paper, phone and electronic messages


    August-September

    • Additional staffing needed?

    • Continue record collection – modify systems as needed.

      • Unreviewed records arrived during summer?

    • Reduce the number of students arriving on first day without immunization or completed records through

      • Incentives

      • Ongoing communications

      • Working with health departments to identify last‐minute local immunizers and directing students to them

    • Procedures for students who haven’t met requirement?


    Td or Tdap given???


    Clear Documentation


    School Software Systems

    • Systems that can print an accurate, formatted Blue Card with Tdap information, including check off box if appropriate dose given

      • Aeries, Power School (pending)

    • Systems attempting to develop a Tdap Blue Card

      • Infinite Campus, GENESIS

    • Systems considering modifications

      • eSchoolMAX, IEM, SchoolPlus


    Additional materials @

    • http://shotsforschool.org/toolsforschools.html


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