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Immunizations

 
Children IN ALL GRADES need the following:
  • 4 doses of tetanus (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday)

       Usually given as DTP or DTaP or DT or Td
 
  • 4 doses of diphtheria (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday)

       Usually given as DTP or DTaP or DT or Td
 
  • 4 doses of polio (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday and at least six months after previous dose given)

 
  • 2 doses of measles

       Usually given as MMR.
 
  • 2 doses of mumps

       Usually given as MMR.
 
  • 1 dose of rubella (German measles)

       Usually given as MMR.
 
  • 3 doses of hepatitis B

 
  • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine or history of disease

 

Children ENTERING 7th grade need the following:

  • 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap)

 
  • 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)
 
Children Entering 12th grade need the following:
 
  • 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)
 
  • If one dose is given at 16 years of age or older, that shall count as the 12th grade dose.
 
                                                                      For the immunization law: Click here