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20/03/2014
 
         Nurse Natters
 
Dear Parents. School Based Immunisation at Toolooa SHS is the 25th March.
 
Tips for IMMUNISATIONS FOR 2014: Please ensure that you child has had breakfast that morning and it is a good idea to discuss why it is important for your child to be having the immunisation.
The vaccinations are for the following students:
 
Year 8 students - HPV (dose 1) & Varicella for Chickenpox
Year 10 male students - HPV (dose 1)
 
What is the HPV vaccine?
 
It protects against the four types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that cause 70% of cervical cancers and 90% of genital warts.
 
If you need a new copy of the consent form or more information please go to http://www.health.qld.gov.au/immunisation/sbvp/consent.asp or click on the link
 
Immunisation consent form or watch the video about HPV www.cervicalcancervaccine.org.au.
 
Parents if you haven’t a copy of the consent form please download from the link above in green and ring the office on 4971 4333 to notify that the form is complete.
 
If you also unsure of what your child needs please ring VIVAS 1800 653 809 or
Gladstone City Council Ph 4976 6996.
 
Regards,
 
Lani Clements
 
School Based Youth Health Nurse
Ph 4971 4364.