Immunization Requirements

Immunization Requirements

For Attendance in ALL Grades children need the following:

4 doses of tetanus* (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday)
4 doses of diphtheria* (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday)
3 doses of polio
2 doses of measles **
2 doses of mumps**
1 dose of rubella (German measles)**
3 doses of hepatitis B
1 dose of varicella (chicken pox) vaccine or history of disease
* Usually given as DTP or DTaP or DT or Td

** Usually given as MMR

The Department of Health and the Academy of Pediatrics recommend:

#2 Varicella vaccine
1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) if 5 years has elapsed since the last tetanus immunization
1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV, menactra)