The MSD of Decatur Township is excited to begin the fifth year of our expanded partnership with Community Health Network. All Decatur school nurses are licensed health care professionals and are members of the Community Health Network Nursing Department. It is our goal to meet the health needs of all students and facilitate learning by keeping students in the classroom.
Cathi Horning RN, Coordinator of Health and Nursing Services.
317-856-5288 ext 21013
Immunization Requirements for 2017-2018 School Year
The link below in blue contains a chart that shows required immunizations to start the 2017-2018 school year.
Please make special note of the following:
- Kindergarten thru 3rd grade students must have 2 Hep A and 2 Varicella (chicken pox) vaccines
- 6th graders need 1 Tdap and 1 Meningitis (MCV4) vaccine it is recommended they have 2 Hep A immunizations
- Seniors need a Meningitis booster (MCV4) totaling 2 Meningitis (MCV4) vaccines
- New for 2017-2018 school year-Indiana State Department of Health now recommends 2 Hep A immunizations for grades 4-12 and recommends 2 doses of Meningococcal B for all Seniors.
Please make sure your students are up to date on all immunizations before school begins. You may bring proof of immunization to registration or the first day of school. You can get these immunizations at your primary care physician office, Community Med Check, Walgreens or the Marion County Health Department.
Community Med Check Speedway: 317-957-9000
Community Med Check Greenwood: 317-887-7640
Walgreens (Kentucky Ave): 317-487-0722
Marion County Health Department (South District): 317-221-5700