Health Information for the 2018-2019 Academic Year
Health Information for the 2018-2019 School Year
All students entering Prekindergarten, kindergarten, and sixth grade must have a physical exam completed with in one year of the start of the school year.
All students transferring to Community Consolidate School District 180 also must have a physical exam with in one year of the transfer.
All students in grades 6th through 8th grade must have a Tdap immunization after 11 years of age by October 15, 2018.
There are new immunization requirements for students. All students entering kindergarten must have 4 or more polio immunization dose with a 6 month interval between the last 2 doses. All students in kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th grade must have two varicella (chicken pox) immunizations. All students in kindergarten through 12th grade must have received two MMR immunizations. All students entering 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade must have one meningococcal conjugate vaccine on or after the 11th birthday. All preschool students must show proof of receiving pneumococcal immunization per pneumococcal immunization schedule and at least one after 1 year of age.
All students in kindergarten, second and sixth grade must have a dental exam completed by May 15, 2019.
All kindergarten students and students new to the district must have a vision exam completed by October 15, 2018.
Information regarding the sixth grade physical and dental exams was sent home with fifth grade students in late May.
Information regarding the second grade dental exam was sent home with first grade students in late May.
Also all students at Burr Ridge Middle School who will be participating in extracurricular activities, such as football, volleyball, basketball, softball, cross country, track, swimming, cheerleading, flag squad, wrestling and, etc. must have a sports physical. A sports physical is only good for one year from the date of the sports physical. A letter concerning sports physicals was mailed with 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students’ report cards at the end of the year.
If your child does not have immunizations because of a religious objection, the State of Illinois now requires that the Illinois Certificate of Religious Exemption form be completed by the parent and the child’s doctor. A form needs to be completed for each child.
All students with asthma should have an asthma action plan in the health office whether or not they use medication at school for their asthma. This information about the asthma action plan was mailed home to students that have been identified as having asthma in late May.
All letters regarding health requirements and all forms are posted on the school web site. You will find the information under the Parent/Student column and then select Health Information.
If you have any questions, please contact either the Burr Ridge Middle School Health Office at 630-734-6607 or the Anne M. Jeans Health Office at 630-734-7103.