The Washington State Department of Health requires students to show proof of required vaccines for school attendance. All students must have a Washington State Certificate of Immunization Status (CIS) form on file. The CIS form must have the required vaccine dates listed. View the required vaccines for school attendance (Grades K-12 and Preschool).
*As of August 1, 2020, new state laws require the following:
You can find more information at the WA Department of Health exemption law change web page, including FAQs: www.doh.wa.gov/mmrexemption
If you have any questions, please contact your school nurse.
The Health Services Department office is located at the Central Administration Building for Tacoma Public Schools.
Shallae Hobbs, MN, RN, NCSN Administrator
The Health Services Department strives to keep students, staff, parents/guardians and community members informed about current health topics. The following links provide useful information.
Tacoma Pierce County Health Department
Pertussis (Whooping cough)