School & Childcare Immunization Requirements

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School-aged Children
Seventh Grade Entry
Early Childhood Programs

School-aged Children

The following vaccines are required for students entering Kindergarten:

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, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
3 Hepatitis B
2 Hepatitis A
2 Varicella (Chickenpox)

Proof of immunity to disease(s) can be accepted in place of vaccination only if a document from a healthcare provider stating the student previously contracted the disease is presented to the school.

Seventh Grade Entry

The following vaccines are required for students entering seventh grade:

1 Tdap
3 Hepatitis B
2 Varicella (Chickenpox) - history of disease is acceptable, parent must sign verification statement on shcool immunization record
1 Meningococcal

Proof of immunity to disease(s) can be accepted in place of vaccination only if a document from a healthcare provider stating the student previously contracted the disease is presented to the school.

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

Proof of immunity to disease(s) can be accepted in place of vaccination only if a document from a healthcare provider stating the student previously contracted the disease is presented to the school.

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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