School Health

What's Coming and Going Around?

Find out which illnesses may be affecting the public and school-age children.

2019-2020 School Year Immunization Requirements

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) recently approved an updated list of required 2019-20 vaccinations for children attending elementary, middle and high schools and early childhood programs licensed by KDHE. The list includes two newly required vaccinations, Hepatitis A and Meningococcal ACWY.  The changes officially took effect on August 2, 2019.  Please check out our updated vaccination flyer here.

Required vaccinations for kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) and early childhood programs licensed by KDHE:

 Additional required vaccines for middle and high school:

In addition to the required immunizations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend the following vaccines for school-aged children:

Schedule a Vaccination Clinic at Your School

Call the Sedgwick County Health Department to schedule mobile vaccination clinics at your school. These clinics help ensure students receive vaccinations on time and help reduce the number of kids excluded from school because they are not up to date with required vaccinations. For more information or to schedule a clinic, call 316-660-7300 or visit the immunizations page.

Report Diseases

This poster will show you the diseases that are reportable and how quickly they should be reported.

If a suspected disease is included on the list above, use the online forms to report it.

If you need immediate assistance, please call the 24-hour Disease Reporting Hotline at 316-660-5555 or email

Report School Absentees

School nurses may use the School Absenteeism Reporting Form (requires a password) to report and track causes for absenteeism. This system allows local schools and the health department to track disease trends.