New Rule for School: Tdap Law

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New Rule for School

A new state law requires all California public and private students in grades 7-12 to be immunized against pertussis or “whooping cough” before they start school this fall. Amador County Unified School District officials expect this to impact at least 2000 students within the district. Amador County Public Health and Sutter Amador Hospital advise parents to contact their primary care provider now to “avoid the rush.” This law took effect on July 1, 2011.
Complete press release: CLICK HERE

Tdap Verification Form: Download & Print the form HERE 

Spanish Language Version:  Click HERE

Amador County Unified School District "New Rule For School" Parent Information Page (be sure to scroll down)


 Vaccine panel expands whooping cough coverage:  The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted to allow adolescents or adults whose vaccine history is not known to get a booster shot of the "Tdap" vaccine for tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, or whooping cough, as soon as possible.  CLICK HERE TO READ MOREDr. N Snyderman Pic

Dr. Nancy Snyderman, MSNBC's chief medical editor, appeared on the Today Show to discuss the recent pertussis outbreak in California and the serious consequences of vaccine exemptions.  Watch the video 


Vaccination Safety: 10 Facts

One of the most important ways that you keep children healthy is by giving them vaccines.  Click here to read the ten facts:  English version.  Vacunas:  10 Datos para Asistentes Médicos:  Spanish version.  

Whooping Cough Poster





Supervisor Forster doing his part
to prevent whooping cough






Immunization Schedule

Location of Clinic:
Amador County Public Health Department
10877 Conductor Blvd., Suite 400, Sutter Creek, CA
Located in the new Health & Human Services Bldg. (Down Ridge Rd almost to the Ridge Rd/Hwy 88 intersection and the railroad tracks, turn left at Locomotive Lane and right on Conductor Blvd.)

Dates and Times:

 Effective July 1st, 2017
1st and 3rd Tuesdays
2:00 PM to 4:45 PM

NO CLINICS on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Tuesdays or HOLIDAYS

Children's Immunization Fees: $10.00 per child (we are able to bill Medi-Cal if you have the card)

Adult Vaccines Available (19 years and older):

  • Tetanus, recommended every 10 year
  • Hepatitis B - series of three
  • Combination Hep A/Hep B - series of three

TB Skin Testing (or clearance to work for those who test positive) - $20.00
Must return in 2 to 3 days to have it read

For more information about our immunization clinics you can contact us at (209) 223-6407 or e-mail us at .

Community Resources:

Centers for Disease Control - Immunizations:  CLICK HERE

California Department of Public Health:  CLICK HERE

Provider Resources: 


Vaccines for Children Program:  CLICK HERE









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