Attention Parent or Guardian of 12th grade students:
The Mount Rogers Health District in partnership with the Bristol VA Public Schools will be offering the Meningococcal Vaccination to seniors on Thursday April 25th at Virginia High School. Meningococcal disease is a serious illness caused by a type of bacteria. In order to receive the vaccination at school, a consent form will need to be completed and signed by a parent or guardian and returned to the school nurse. Most colleges or universities require the vaccination for entry into college. For more information contact your school nurse or the Bristol VA Health Department.