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Immunizations

Immunization Record Requirements for Schools, Child Care Facilities, and Preschools

All children should begin immunizations at birth or age two months, and follow an immunization schedule as determined by your health care provider. If your child is behind on immunizations, call your doctor or clinic today to get them up-to-date. Children entering kindergarten, preschool, seventh grade, or a child care facility must have documentation of certain immunizations (as shown below).

Immunizations Required for School Entry:

  • Diphtheria - Tetanus - Pertussis
  • Polio
  • Measles - Mumps - Rubella
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varicella

Supplemental Immunizations Required for 7th Grade Entry:

  • Hepatitis B
  • MMR
  • Tdap

Immunizations Required for Child Care and Preschool Facilities:

  • Haemophilus influenza type b
  • Polio
  • Diphtheria - Tetanus - Pertussis
  • Measles - Mumps - Rubella
  • Varicella

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