Meningococcal Immunization now required for students entering 7th grade

Charles City, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Public Health has made changes to the Iowa Immunization law for the start of the 2017- 2018 school year. This change requires  that all students entering 7th grade have a meningococcal immunization before school starts in the fall. A second dose will be required of students entering 12th grade, if they haven’t received that second dose.

Floyd County Public Health Director Gail Arjes talks about the new immunization requirement.

For more information on the new meningitis vaccine requirement and for other school vaccine information, contact the Floyd County Public Health office at 257-6111.


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.

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