School Immunizations

Last updated: January 19, 2023

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Back-to-School Immunizations Are Important!
Don’t Wait! Vaccinate!

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health
is ready to serve eligible schoolchildren up to age 18
who need school-required vaccines.

Call for an appointment today!

Glen Burnie Health Center
416 A Street
S.W. Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Call 410-222-6633
for an appointment!

Parole Health Center
1950 Drew Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Call 410-222-7247
for an appointment!

Parents and guardians should bring a copy of their child’s shot record to the clinics.

Vaccines are always available during regular weekly clinics held at health center locations, by appointment, for uninsured or underinsured children only.

Clinics adhere to the following guidelines:

  • Everyone over the age of 2 should wear a face covering/mask.
  • Documentation of any previous immunizations should be provided.
  • Everyone visiting the center will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms prior to entry.
  • Clinic personnel follow guidance from the Maryland Department of Health to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This includes wearing face masks, face shields, gloves and lab coats or gowns.

Maryland Back-to-School Immunization Requirements

The services and facilities of the Anne Arundel County Department of Health are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, political affiliation or opinion, national origin, age, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability.

Vaccine Requirements For Children Enrolled in Preschool Programs and in Schools

Meningococcal and Tdap Vaccine Required for Students Entering Seventh through Twelfth Grade

Meningococcal and Tdap vaccines are required for Maryland students 7th-12th grade. These vaccines help prevent bacterial meningitis, whooping cough, tetanus and diphtheria.

Children should see their primary health care provider to get the required vaccines for school. Parents must provide proof of vaccinations to the school nurse.

For more information:

  • Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W., Glen Burnie, MD 21061, 410-222-6633
  • Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew Street, Annapolis, MD 21401, 410-222-7247

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