BK students must get chickenpox vaccine before heading back to school

BROOKLYN - The Department of Education is informing Brooklyn parents they may need to add immunizations to their children's back-to-school list.

Starting in September, the law requires students entering the sixth and seventh grades and those born on or after January 1, 1994 to be immunized against chickenpox.

Parents can call the city's information line at 311 for details.

Related Information New York City Bureau of Immunization

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