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Immunization Requirements

Program Contents
Full Report (PDF)*
Summary of Requirements
Full Report - (2007-8) (PDF)*
Immunization Requirements (2005-6)
Immunization Requirements
Diphtheria, Tetanus and acellular Pertussis (DTaP)
Tetanus and Diptheria (Td) Booster
Hepatitis A (Hep A)
Hepatitis B (Hep B)
Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib)
Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
Measles Dose 2
Meningococcal Conjugate vaccine (MCV4)
Pneumococcal Conjugate vaccine (PCV)
Polio
Varicella
Exemptions Allowed


Childcare and School Immunization Requirements

Hepatitis A (Hep A)
2007-2008 Requirements for Childcare
Project Dosage Requirements and Comments
Alabama Not required
Alaska 2 doses (after age 1 year with a minimum interval of 6 months)
American Samoa Not required
Arizona 2 doses (ages 12-71 months in Maricopa County only)
Arkansas Not required
California Not required (recommended)
Colorado Not required
Connecticut Not required
Delaware Not required
District of Columbia Not required
Federated States/MicronesiaDid not report requirements
Florida Not required
Georgia2 doses (born after 1/11/06)
Guam Not required
Hawaii Not required
Idaho Not required
Illinois Not required
Indiana Not required
Iowa Not required
Kansas Not required
Kentucky Not required
Louisiana Not required
Maine Not required
Marshall IslandsDid not report requirements
Maryland Not required
Massachusetts Not required
Michigan Not required
Minnesota Not required
Mississippi Not required
Missouri Not required
Montana Not required
N. Mariana Islands Not required
Nebraska Not required
Nevada Not required
New Hampshire Not required
New Jersey Not required
New Mexico Not required
New York Not required
North Carolina Not required
North Dakota Not required
Ohio Not required
Oklahoma 2 doses (dose 1 at or after age 2 years; dose 2 administered 6-18 months later)
Oregon Not required (recommended)
PalauDid not report requirements
Pennsylvania Not required
Puerto Rico Not required (recommended)
Rhode Island Not required
South Carolina Not required (recommended)
South Dakota Not required
Tennessee Not required
Texas Required (age appropriate)
Utah Not required
Vermont Not required
Virgin Islands Not required
Virginia Not required
Washington Not required
West Virginia Required (age appropriate)
Wisconsin Not required
Wyoming Required (age appropriate)


Hepatitis A (Hep A)
2007-2008 Requirements for Kindergarten
Project Dosage Requirements and Comments
Alabama Not required
Alaska 2 doses (after age 2 years)
American Samoa Not required
Arizona Not required
Arkansas Not required
California Not required
Colorado Not required
Connecticut Not required
Delaware Not required
District of Columbia Not required
Federated States/MicronesiaDid not report requirements
Florida Not required
Georgia Not required
Guam Not required
Hawaii Not required
Idaho Not required
Illinois Not required
Indiana Not required
Iowa Not required
Kansas Not required
Kentucky Not required
Louisiana Not required
Maine Not required
Marshall IslandsDid not report requirements
Maryland Not required
Massachusetts Not required
Michigan Not required
Minnesota Not required
Mississippi Not required
Missouri Not required
Montana Not required
N. Mariana Islands Not required
Nebraska Not required
Nevada 2 doses (new entrants)
New Hampshire Not required
New Jersey Not required
New Mexico Not required
New York Not required
North Carolina Not required
North Dakota Not required
Ohio Not required
Oklahoma 2 doses (dose 1 on or after age 2 years, dose 2 administered 6-18 months later)
Oregon Not required (recommended)
PalauDid not report requirements
Pennsylvania Not required
Puerto Rico Not required (recommended)
Rhode Island Not required
South Carolina Not required
South Dakota Not required (recommended)
Tennessee Not required
Texas 2 doses (grades K-3 in designated counties)
Utah 2 doses
Vermont Not required
Virgin Islands Not required
Virginia Not required
Washington Not required
West Virginia Not required
Wisconsin Not required
Wyoming Required (age appropriate)


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This page last reviewed June 20, 2008

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Immunization Services Division