The Health & Social Services Department at Highline Public Schools coordinates and provides health and social services to promote a healthy school community and maximize educational outcomes.
New Varicella (Chickenpox) Requirement Information:
In school year 2016-17, all high school students are required to have two doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine. All students in kindergarten - 8th grade have already been required to get two doses of varicella vaccine. Students who have already received two doses of varicella vaccine are not required to get more shots. Refer to the Frequently Asked Questions or Individual Vaccine Requirements Summary for more details. Additional resources are available below.
For more questions about the varicella requirement, talk to your school nurse, healthcare provider, or visit the Department of Health website at: www.doh.wa.gov/VaccineRequirements