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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

Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib)
2005-2006 Requirements for Childcare
Project Dosage Requirements and Comments
Alabama Required (age appropriate)
Alaska Required (age appropriate)
American Samoa 3 doses (ages 2,4,15 months PedvaxHIB)
Arizona 3-4 doses (age appropriate)
Arkansas Required (age appropriate)
California 2 doses (age appropriate)
Colorado 3 doses (series began before age 1 year); 2 doses (series began at ages 12-14 months); 1 dose (series began at age 15 months)
Connecticut Required (age appropriate)
Delaware Not required
District of Columbia 3-4 doses (age appropriate age 1 year, depending on manufacturer; not required after age 5 years)
Florida Required (age appropriate)
Georgia 3-4 doses (age appropriate)
Guam Required (age appropriate)
Hawaii 1 dose (at least by or before age 1 year)
Idaho 3 doses (age appropriate)
Illinois Required (age appropriate or at least 1 dose after age 15 months)
Indiana 1 dose (by or before age 1 year)
Iowa 1 dose (at least at ages 2-18 months); 3 doses (at least at ages 18 months and older); or 1 dose (at least after age 15 months)
Kansas Not required (recommended)
Kentucky Required (age appropriate or at least 1 dose after age 15 months)
Louisiana Required (age appropriate)
Maine Required (age appropriate)
Maryland Required (age appropriate)
Massachusetts 3-4 doses (age appropriate, depending on vaccine)
Michigan Required (age appropriate or at least 1 dose after age 15 months)
Minnesota 1 dose (at least + history of 1 dose given after age 1 year)
Mississippi Required (age appropriate)
Missouri Required (age appropriate)
Montana Required (age appropriate)
N. Mariana Islands 4 doses
Nebraska Required (age appropriate up to 3 doses)
Nevada Required (age appropriate)
New Hampshire Required (age appropriate)
New Jersey 2 doses (before age 1 year): 1 dose (after age 1 year)
New Mexico 3 doses
New York Required (age appropriate or at least 1 dose after age 15 months)
North Carolina Required (age appropriate up to age 15 months); 1 dose (> age 15 months up to age 5 years)
North Dakota Required (age appropriate)
Ohio Required (age appropriate)
Oklahoma Required (age appropriate)
Oregon 4 doses (depending on age at time of previous dose)
Pennsylvania Required (age appropriate)
Puerto Rico 1 dose (at least after age 15 months)
Rhode Island Required (age appropriate)
South Carolina Required (age appropriate)
South Dakota Required (age appropriate following ACIP recommendations)
Tennessee Required (age appropriate)
Texas Required (age appropriate or 1 dose after age 15 months)
Utah Required (age appropriate)
Vermont Required (age appropriate)
Virgin Islands Required (age appropriate following ACIP recommendations)
Virginia Required (age appropriate)
Washington Required (age appropriate)
West Virginia 1 dose (age appropriate)
Wisconsin 2 doses (ages 5-15 months); 3 doses (ages 16 months-4 years)
Wyoming 1 dose (ages 18-60 months)

2005-2006 Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib) 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

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National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
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