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Year 10 Vaccinations

Dear Parents and Carers

NSW School Vaccination Program for Year 10 students in 2020

Completed cards to be returned by Friday 29 May 2020

Each year NSW Health works in partnership with schools to offer the vaccines recommended by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) for adolescents as part of the school vaccination program.

In 2020 the following vaccines will be offered: Meningococcal ACWY vaccine – single dose

The vaccination clinic will be conducted at Glenwood High School for all Year 10 students on:

Friday, 12 June 2020 - Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine

Friday, 11 September 2020 - Catch-up Year 10’s who were absent for June visit

Please find attached a Parent Information Kit that includes an information sheet, consent form and privacy statement. To consent to the vaccination of your child, parents/guardians are advised to:

·         read all the information provided;

·         complete the consent form, including signing your name next to each of the vaccine/s you would like your child to receive;

·         return the completed consent form to the Library at Glenwood High School by Friday 29 May 2020;

·         ensure that your child eats breakfast on the day of the school vaccination clinic.

Parents/guardians who wish to withdraw consent for any reason may do so by writing to the school Principal or phone the school. The Procedure for Withdrawal of Consent is available on the NSW Health website at


A Record of Vaccination will be provided to each student vaccinated at each clinic. You should ensure that this record is kept for future reference. Please do not assume that your child has been vaccinated if you do not receive this Record of Vaccination. Vaccination records will be uploaded to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) to provide a complete immunisation history for your child.

Should you have any further questions or comments regarding this program please call the Immunisation Team on 9840 3603 or call Mrs Achar in the Library at Glenwood High School on 9629 9577.

Kind regards,

Radha Achar

HT Student Wellbeing & Librarian