The Colorado board of health does require school-specific immunizations, however your child can be in the process of getting those immunizations or parents can apply for an exemption to meet that requirement.
There are several resources for this, including your school nurse, your provider or online references, such as the Centers for Disease Control
Absolutely. All of our 17 School-based Health Centers have every vaccine your child could need, regardless of their age.
Any child attending a Denver Public School (DPS) or an early childhood learning center in DPS can receive vaccines and other care at our School-based Health Center. To make an appointment, call the Denver Health appointment line at 303-436-4949.
One of Denver Health's trained medical assistants will be the one providing the immunizations for your child.
Absolutely. Vaccines are a safe and effective way to prevent many diseases.
As you may have seen in the news recently, there have been more and more outbreaks of measles, mumps and whooping cough. Vaccines help prevent these diseases and keep your child from getting the disease and spreading it to others, including younger children in the household.