Teenage Booster (DTP) and Meningitis ACWY vaccinations

NHS immunisation packs are being sent home with all pupils in S3 this week. Those in S4 – S6 who have not yet been immunized will also be issued a letter.

The Teenage Booster vaccine completes lifelong protection against tetanus, diphtheria and polio. In addition, pupils are recommended to have a Meningitis ACWY vaccination which protects them against several strains of meningitis.

Please return the completed forms to the school by Friday 4 December 2020.

More information about the programme can be found on the NHS Inform website (www.nhsinform.scot). Use the following links within the website:

  • Healthy living
  • Immunisation
  • Vaccines
  • Td/IPV vaccine or Meningitis ACWY vaccine

You can also call NHS Inform for further information on 0800 22 44 88 (8am to 10pm every day).