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Immunization Requirements

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Immunization Requirements (2007-8)
Summary of Requirements
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)
2005-2006 Requirements for Childcare
Project Dosage Requirements and Comments
Alabama Not required
Alaska 2 doses (after age 2 years)
American Samoa Not required
Arizona 2 doses (ages 2-5 years 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
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
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 (recommended 2 doses at or after age 2 years with interval of 6 months between each dose)
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
Pennsylvania Not required
Puerto Rico Not required
Rhode Island Not required
South Carolina Not required
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 Not required
Wisconsin Not required
Wyoming Required (age appropriate)
2005-2006 Hepatitis A requirements by State (for Childcare) Visual representation of data contained in the preceding data table

Hepatitis A (Hep A)
2005-2006 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
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
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
Pennsylvania Not required
Puerto Rico Not required
Rhode Island Not required
South Carolina Not required
South Dakota Not required
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)
2005-2006 Hepatitis A requirements by State (for Childcare) Visual representation of data contained in the preceding data table

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This page last reviewed May 1, 2007

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