Dear Parents, Guardians and Carers

Please be advised that the Year 8 Immunisation Program will take place at the school on Tuesday 27 March 2018 in the nurse’s office, Health and Wellbeing.

The Department of Health is offering parents of students in year 8 the opportunity to have their child vaccinated against pertussis (whooping cough), tetanus, diphtheria and human papillomavirus (HPV).

If you would like your child to be vaccinated through the year 8 school-based immunisation program, please follow the below instructions in completing the consent form.

  1. Complete the sections “Students Details” and “Parent/Legal Guardian Details”
  2. In the consent section, specify the vaccines you would like your child to receive by placing a tick mark in the YES (green) box or NO (red) box for each vaccine on the consent form.

If you DO NOT want your child to be vaccinated through the year 8 school-based immunisation program, please follow the below instructions in completing the consent form.

  1. Complete the sections “Students Details” and “Parent/Legal Guardian Details”
  2. In the consent sections tick the RED boxes to specify that you do not want your child to receive any vaccines. Enter your signature and date at the bottom of the box.

Parents, Guardians or Carers are required to read the attached consent form and vaccine fact sheet carefully and visit healthywa.wa.gov.au/immunisation, or contact the school nurse if more information is required: Tel 9174 1307 or 9174 1306.

Fact sheets and consent form are attached below

Vaccine Information Flyer

Year 8 Immunisation Program information for Parents Flyer

Year 8 School Based Immunisation Program 2018 Form