FCPS students need additional vaccinations for 2018-19

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Fayette County Public Schools say starting in the 2018-19 school year, students will need Hepatitis A and Meningitis B vaccinations.

The first dose of Hepatitis A, which is required for all students who aren’t vaccinated, must be received before February 14.

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That puts the student on schedule to get the second dose in six months, prior to the start of the 2018-19 school year in mid-August.

Also, students entering high school this fall will need to have the Meningitis B vaccination.

Fayette County Public Schools says the state requires all students to bring in a new immunization certificate for the upcoming school year.