School & Childcare Immunization Requirements

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School-aged Children
Seventh Grade Entry
Early Childhood Programs

School-aged Children

A student born AFTER July 1, 1993
5 DTP/DTaP/DT - 4 doses if 4th dose was given on/after the 4th birthday
4 Polio* - 3 doses if 3rd dose was given on/after the 4th birthday
2 Measles
2 Mumps
2 Rubella
3 Hepatitis B

A student born AFTER July 1, 1996
5 DTP/DTaP/DT - 4 doses if 4th dose was given on/after the 4th birthday
4 Polio* - 3 doses if 3rd dose was given on/after the 4th birthday
2 Measles
2 Mumps
2 Rubella
3 Hepatitis B
1 Varicella (chickenpox) -history of disease is acceptable, parent must sign verification statement (See NOTE)
2 Hepatitis A

*Polio - The final dose of polio vaccine administered ON or AFTER August 7, 2009 must be given at a minimum age of 4 years AND a minimum interval of 6 months following the previous dose. The final dose of polio administered PRIOR to August 7, 2009 will fall under the previous recommendation with a minimum interval of 4 weeks between doses.

NOTE: Effective December 5, 2014, kindergarten entry students will be required to have two doses of the chickenpox vaccine.

Seventh Grade Entry
A student born AFTER July 1, 1993 and entering the 7th grade must have the following vaccines:

1 Tdap booster*
1 Varicella (chickenpox)** -history of disease is acceptable, parent must sign verification statement (See NOTE)
3 Hepatitis B

*The Tdap vaccine must be given after 7 years of age.

**If a student is 13+ years of age, two doses of Varicella vaccine should be given at least four weeks apart.

NOTE: Effective December 5, 2014, seventh grade entry students will be required to have two doses of the chickenpox vaccine and one dose of the meningococcal vaccine.

Early Childhood Programs
(Includes children in a licensed daycare center, nursery or preschool, childcare facility, family home care, or Head Start Program)

Diphtheria Polio
Tetanus Haemophilus Influenza Type b
Pertussis Hepatitis A
Measles Hepatitis B
Mumps Pneumococcal
Rubella Varicella (chickenpox)

 

NOTE: Rotavirus and Influenza vaccines are recommended, but are not required for students in early childhood programs.

Children attending early childhood programs are required to be immunized appropriately for age. This means a child has received all of the doses of each vaccine appropriate for the child's age. Children should be immunized according to current immunization schedules.

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