Immunization Requirements

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    2014-2015 Minimum State Immunization Requirements for

    Pre-kindergarten - 5th grade.

     

    • DTaP: Diptheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough).
      •  5 doses or 4 doses- 5 doses of DTaP vaccine, on dose must have been received on or after the 4th birthday. However, 4 doses meet the requirement if the 4th dose was received on or after the 4th birthday. For students aged 7 years and older, 3 doses meet the requirement if one dose was received on or after the 4th birthday. For Pre-K- 4 doses required.

             ·            IPV: Inactivated Poliovirus

    o   4 doses or 3 doses - 4 doses of polio vaccine, one dose must have been received on or after the 4th birthday. However, 3 doses meet the requirement if the 3rd dose was received on or after the 4th birthday. For Pre-K- 3 doses required.

             ·            Hib: Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine a complete series is considered to be one of the following scenarios.

    o   1 dose of any HIB vaccine given at or after 15 months of age.

    o   2 doses and a booster on or after 12 months of age, received at least two months after the last dose

             ·            MMR: Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines combined

    o   The first dose of MMR must be received on or after the 1st birthday. For K and 1st grade, 2 doses of MMR are required. For 2nd- 5th grade the requirement is 2 doses of measles-containing vaccine and one dose each of rubella and mumps vaccine. For Pre-K  1 dose required on or after the 1st birthday.

             ·            Hep B: Hepatitis B vaccine.

    o   3 doses required.

             ·            Hep A: Hepatitis A vaccine

    o   For grades PreK-3rd grade - 2 doses are required. The first dose of Hepatitis A must be received on or after the first birthday.

             ·            Varicella: chicken pox vaccine

    o   For PreK-3rd grade 2 doses required. For 4th-5th grade - 1dose required. The first dose of varicella must be received on or after the first birthday.

             ·            PCV: Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine For Pre-K - a complete series is considered to be one of the following scenario

    o   At least 3 doses with one dose on or after 12 months of age

    o   2 doses with both doses on or after 12 months of age

    o   1 dose on or after 24 months of age.

    If your child travels out of the country for 3 or more weeks, a TB test may be required before reentry into school.