Health Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Students who require medication during the school day must have the appropriate forms on file in the nurse's office.
Acetaminophen (Tylenol) or Ibuprofen (Advil) CANNOT be administered without a parent signature. If you would like for your student to have access to these medications, please make sure that you sign and turn in the Acetaminophen/Ibuprofen form to the nurses office. This form is included in the registration packets at the beginning of each school year or is available under the health office forms section of this page.
State Law requires all students to have current immunizations.
Which Immunizations are Required for My Child to Enter School?
If your child is entering preschool, kindergarten or first through – 12th grade, the following are required:
Students 11 years and older and entering the 6th through 12th grades will be required to have one dose of Tdap if 5 years have passed since their last tetanus/diphtheria vaccine and the Meningococcal vaccine. See requirements below.
DTP, DT, DTaP or Td
4 or 5 doses if the 4th or 5th was given after the 4th birthday. Otherwise, 6 doses at appropriate intervals are required. (new as of 1/03)
Students 11 years and older entering the 6th through 12th grades will need 1 dose of Tdap if 5 yrs. have past since their last tetanus/diphtheria vaccine.
Polio (OPV or IPV)
3 to 5 doses are required depending on age. Consult your immunization provider.
2 doses must be completed before school begins. The first dose must be given on or after the first birthday. One dose required for preschool.
3 doses must be completed before school begins. Dose 1 and 2 are to be given one month apart, dose 3, two to five months later.
All students preschool through the 12th grades will need the chickenpox (Varicella) vaccination or a form signed by a parent/guardian stating history of the disease. Forms are available in your school health office. Students 13 years or older who have not had the disease or the immunization will require 2 Varicella vaccines spaced 1 month apart.
Meningitis (Meningococcal) Vaccine
Students 11 years and older and entering the 6th through 12th grades- will need 1 dose of Meningococcal vaccine.
PLEASE NOTE: If you choose not to immunize your child an exempt form must be signed in person at the Ironwood High School Health Office.
*Visit: Maricopa County Department of Public Health to see Immunization Clinic locations in Maricopa County.