Measles Information

South Whidbey Community:

We received an inquiry about the percentage of South Whidbey students who are fully vaccinated.

Our school nurses have reviewed every student's vaccination record and determined that:

In our SWES K-6 program (including SWA K-6), 91.13% of our students are fully vaccinated.

In our SWMS & SWHS 7-12 program, 93.8% of our students are fully vaccinated.

In our SWA 9-12 program, 93.7% of our students are fully vaccinated.

Those students whose records show they are under vaccinated have been individually notified of the potential risks they face.

If you or anyone has any further questions about Measles and the current outbreak in Clark County, please refer to the links provided for the Washington State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease and Control on our website linked here:https://www.sw.wednet.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=465833&pageId=11097558.


Resources for Parents and the Public

2019 Washington Law Changes for School Immunization Exemptions:

https://www.doh.wa.gov/CommunityandEnvironment/Schools/Immunization/ExemptionLawChange  

https://www.doh.wa.gov/CommunityandEnvironment/Schools/Immunization/ExemptionLawChange/ExemptionLawFAQs 

Info and link to table of valid medical exemptions: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/acip-recs/general-recs/contraindications.html

·         Measles Basic Information flyer (PDF)

·         Vaccine safety

·         Learn about the MMR vaccine

·         Frequently asked questions about measles 

·         "Measles Vaccine: Our Best Protection" flyer (PDF)

·         Frequently asked questions about measles in the U.S. (CDC)

·         Find a local health department

·         Immunization forms and publications

·         Information for travelers (CDC)


Measles Basic info Measles Basic info page 2

   OSPI 
Infectious Disease Control Guide for School Staff - guidelines for Measles (starts on pg 79)  
http://www.k12.wa.us/HealthServices/pubdocs/InfectiousDiseaseControlGuide.pdf 

For more information about measles:
 https://www.cdc.gov/measles/  
 
For more information, please visit the Washington State Department of Health website at
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