State law requires children to be immunized against certain vaccine-preventable diseases to attend school in Texas. Getting your child vaccinated protects your child's health and that of the community.
Students cannot go to school without the appropriate documentation for the required vaccines or a valid medical or conscientious exemption.
The following links outline the requirements in Texas, as well as exclusions from compliance:
For more information about immunization requirements and exemptions, including instructions on how to submit an exemption request to the Texas Department of Health, visit the TDH site: www.immunizeTexas.org.
For more information about GISD immunization requirements, contact:
Sherry Stamp, BSN, RN, M.Ed
GISD Lead Nurse
Phone: (512) 943-5000 ext. 7671