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Immunization Requirements (2007-8)
Immunization Requirements
Summary of 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

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
2005-2006 Requirements for Childcare
Project Dosage Requirements and Comments
Alabama 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Alaska 1 dose (on or after age 1 year)
American Samoa 1 dose (at age 15 months)
Arizona 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Arkansas 1 dose (after age 1 year)
California 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Colorado 1 dose (by age 18 months)
Connecticut 1 dose (after age 1 year) or proof of immunity
Delaware 1 dose (measles after age 15 months; mumps and rubella after age 12 months)
District of Columbia 1 dose (at age 15 months), 2 doses (at age 4 years)
Florida 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Georgia 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Guam 1 dose (at or after age 1 year)
Hawaii 1 dose (at or after age 1 year)
Idaho 2 doses (age appropriate; after age 1 year)
Illinois 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Indiana 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Iowa 1 dose (after age 1 year): measles and rubella, mumps not required
Kansas 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Kentucky 1 dose (after age 16 months)
Louisiana 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Maine Required (age appropriate)
Maryland 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Massachusetts 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Michigan 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Minnesota 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Mississippi 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Missouri 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Montana 1 dose (after age 1 year)
N. Mariana Islands 2 doses
Nebraska 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Nevada 1 dose (after age 1 year)
New Hampshire 1 dose (after age 1 year)
New Jersey 1 dose (on or after age 1 year)
New Mexico 1 dose (after age 1 year)
New York 1 dose( by age 1 year no earlier than 4 days before age 1 year)
North Carolina 1 dose (after age 1 year)
North Dakota Required (age appropriate)
Ohio 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Oklahoma 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Oregon 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Pennsylvania 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Puerto Rico 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Rhode Island 1 dose (after age 1 year)
South Carolina 1 dose (after age 1 year)
South Dakota 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Tennessee 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Texas 1 dose (age appropriate on or after age 1 year)
Utah 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Vermont Required (age appropriate)
Virgin Islands Required (age appropriate following ACIP recommendations)
Virginia 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Washington 1 dose (after age 1 year)
West Virginia 1 dose (on or after age 1 year): measles and rubella, mumps not required
Wisconsin 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Wyoming 1 dose (after age 1 year)

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
2005-2006 Requirements for Kindergarten
Project Dosage Requirements and Comments
Alabama 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Alaska 1 dose (on or after age 1 year)
American Samoa 1 dose (K-3)
Arizona 2 doses (after age 1 year)
Arkansas 1 dose (on or after age 1 year): measles-containing vaccine
California 2 doses (on or after age 1 year): measles-containing vaccine
Colorado 2 doses
Connecticut 1 dose (after age 1 year) or proof of immunity
Delaware 1 dose (after age 15 months): measles; 1 dose (after age 1 year): mumps and rubella
District of Columbia 1 dose (at age 15 months)
Florida 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Georgia 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Guam 1 dose (on or after age 1 year)
Hawaii 1 dose (on or after age 1 year)
Idaho 2 doses (after age 1 year)
Illinois 1 dose (after age 1year)
Indiana 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Iowa 1 dose (after age 1 year): measles and rubella, mumps not required
Kansas 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Kentucky 1 dose
Louisiana 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Maine 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Maryland 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Massachusetts 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Michigan 1 dose (on or after age 1 year)
Minnesota 2 doses (after age 1 year)
Mississippi 2 doses (after age 1 year)
Missouri 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Montana 2 doses (after age 1 year)
N. Mariana Islands 2 doses
Nebraska 2 doses (on or after age 1 year; 1 month between doses)
Nevada 1 dose (after age 1 year)
New Hampshire 1 dose (after age 1 year)
New Jersey 1 dose
New Mexico 1 dose (after age 1 year)
New York 1 dose (no earlier than 4 days before age 1 year)
North Carolina 1 dose (after age 1 year)
North Dakota Required (age appropriate)
Ohio 1 dose (on or after age 1 year)
Oklahoma 2 doses (age appropriate)
Oregon 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Pennsylvania 2 doses
Puerto Rico 2 doses
Rhode Island 1 dose (after age 1 year)
South Carolina 1 dose (after age 1 year)
South Dakota 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Tennessee 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Texas 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Utah 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Vermont 1 dose (after age 1 year): measles and rubella, mumps not required
Virgin Islands Required (age appropriate following ACIP recommendations)
Virginia 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Washington 1 dose (after age 1 year)
West Virginia 1 dose (on or after age 1 year): measles and rubella, mumps not required
Wisconsin 1 dose (after age 1 year)
Wyoming 1 dose (on or after age 1 year)


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This page last reviewed May 1, 2007

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