Important Immunization Requirements for 7th Grade students:

Tue, 08/15/2023 - 8:26pm

Effective the first day of school for the 2023-2024 school year, all students entering 7th grade are required by the state of Maryland to have one dose of Tdap vaccine AND one dose of Meningococcal vaccine (MCV4).  


Many students may have already received these immunizations, but the HMS Health Room may not have the updated immunization record. 


Please contact your child's healthcare provider or the Health Department (410-313-7500) to schedule an appointment before the start of the 2023-2024 school year to receive the mandatory vaccines and/or send in an updated copy of your child's immunization record to the Health Room. The Health Room fax number is 240-456-0391 or you may email a copy to


If we DO NOT receive proof of immunization, your child will be excluded from school.