Health Services

District Nurse - Christi Pate                        email: cpate@homedaleschools.org




Immunization Information

Vaccines are considered one of the top 10 medical achievements of the 20th century. An estimated 20 million lives have been saved in the last two decades. Vaccination must continue unless the disease is eliminated globally.

 Vaccine Preventable Diseases
 Measles  Mumps  Rubella  
 Diphtheria  Pertussis  Tetanus  
 Polio  Smallpox  Hepatitis A  
 Varicella  Pneumococcal  Hepatitis B  
 Rotovirus  Meningococcal  Influenza  
 Human Papillomavirus (HPV)    Haemophilus Influenzae type B (HIB)  



Idaho State Requirements for Vaccinations

The Idaho School Immunization Law requires that children be up-to-date on their immunizations (shots) to attend school. Diseases like measles and whooping cough spread quickly, so children need to be protected before they enter. Most children need booster shots before starting kindergarten.
The links below provide information regarding required immunizations: