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STUDENT VACCINATION Questions

  • Who is required to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • What happens if my student does not get the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • How much will the COVID-19 vaccine cost?

  • Why is PUSD requiring student vaccinations and or testing?

  • Where can I take my student to get a COVID-19 vaccine?

  • Can my student still attend school if they do not get the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • Can my student participate in in-person extracurricular activities (e.g., sports, after school programs, district sponsored events) if they are not fully vaccinated?

  • Will my student be required to get booster shots?

  • Do all of the COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson) fulfill the requirement?

  • What if my student got vaccinated in another country?

  • Does my student need to carry their vaccine card with them at all times?

  • By when does my student need to get vaccinated?

  • What does “fully-vaccinated” mean?

  • How much time do 12 year olds have to be fully vaccinated?

  • Will this requirement change regular testing requirements?

  • What do I do if I have lost my vaccination card?

  • What is a qualified exemption?

  • Are there religious exemptions for students?

  • Who can my child talk to if they have concerns?

  • Are vaccinations required for students who attend charter schools?

  • What if my child has a reaction to the vaccine and has to stay home from school?

  • Do parents or guardians need to accompany students to be vaccinated?

  • Do students need parental consent to be vaccinated?