SHIELD Testing Update 05/30/2022

  • As of June 1st, SHIELD testing will be available for any student or staff member who is currently enrolled in the program. Testing will be available each Wednesday from 1:00pm-3:00pm at Larkin High School (1475 Larkin Ave., Elgin). Students under 18 must be accompanied by a Parent/Guardian. 

    No other testing locations will be available over the summer.

     

     

     

     

     

SHIELD Testing Update 02/2022

  • As of February, 2022 SHIELD testing will be open to all students and staff regardless of vaccination status. If you are interested in signing up for the SHIELD screening program, please complete this online consent form.

    To learn more about SHIELD testing, click here. Thank you for your ongoing collaboration and support as we all work together to stay safe and ready to learn in U-46. 

Physical and immunization requirements for the 2022-23 School Year

  • Per School Board Policy 7.100, all students will be compliant with State law required health examinations and immunizations on the first day of school. Students who are non-compliant in their physical and immunization requirements will not be allowed to attend school until state compliance is met. Required grades include Preschool/Early Childhood, Kindergarten, 6th, 9th, and 12th grade. 

    • Vision exams for Kindergarten are required by October 15th, 2022.
    • Dental exams for Kindergarten, 2nd, 6th and 9th grade are due by May 15th, 2023. 

    Health requirements and forms can be located on the district webpage: https://www.u-46.org/Page/9106

    If you have completed physical and immunization forms, they can be submitted as a PDF scanned document via email to healthservices@u-46.org. Parents also have the option to upload their required health documents as a PDF through Infinite Campus during the registration process.

    Forms can also be submitted directly to your child’s school or via email to the nurse within the school. Please contact the school health office for the email address of your school nurse.

    Any updates from the Illinois State Board of Education will be communicated to all parents.