Peaster ISD

    2020 – 2021 Immunization Requirements




    Documentation of each student’s immunizations must be current in accordance with Texas Administrative Code, Title 25 Health Services, Sections 97.61 to 97.72. Proof of immunizations may be established by personal records from a licensed physician or public health clinic.  Any student who has not provided documentation of current immunization status will not receive their semester schedules until documentation has been provided.  A copy of your student’s most current vaccination record may be obtained from the campus health office.

    Vaccinations may be obtained from private health care providers. Vaccinations may also be obtained at the Parker County Hospital District from 7:00 am – 5:30 pm Monday through Friday. No appointment is needed, but a current shot record is required.  The Texas Dept. of State Health Services will also be providing vaccine clinics at various locations in Parker County each month. Please call the numbers provided below for additional information.

    Parker County Hospital District - (817) 458-3254.  Their address is 1130 Pecan Street in Weatherford.  They are open M-F 7:00am - 5:30pm, and closed 12-1 for lunch.  No appointment is needed.

    Texas Department of State Health Services – (940) 325 - 7844.  Their address is 4113B Hwy 108E in Mineral Wells.  Appointment is required.

    Students with Medical Exemptions:

    Parent/guardian must present a certificate/statement signed by a licensed physician, stating that for medical reasons the immunization required poses a significant risk to health and well – being of the student or member of the student’s family or household. This certificate must be renewed yearly unless the physician specifies a life-long condition. For further information, see http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize/school/default.shtm.

    Students with Reasons of Conscience:

    For exemptions based on reasons of conscience, only official forms issued buy the Texas Dept. of State Health Services (DSHS), Immunization Branch, will be honored by the district. This form may be obtained by writing the DSHS Immunization Branch (MC 1946), P.O. Box 149347, Austin, Texas 78714; or online at http://webds.dshs.state.tx.us/immco/affidavit.shtm.  If the parent is seeking an exemption for more than one student in the family, a separate form must be provided for each student. This certificate must be renewed every 2 years.