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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

Measles 2nd Dose
2007-2008 Requirements for Kindergarten
Project Dosage Requirements and Comments
Alabama Required
Alaska Required
American Samoa Required (for K-4 and up)
Arizona Required: MMR
Arkansas Required (at least 28 days after dose 1): measles-contining vaccine
California Required (on or after age 1 year): measles-containing vaccine
Colorado Required
Connecticut Required; proof of immunity acceptable
Delaware Required (after age 4 years)
District of ColumbiaRequired (at age 4 years): MMR
Federated States/MicronesiaDid not report requirements
Florida Required
Georgia Required (2 doses mumps required)
Guam Required
Hawaii Required (2 doses measles containing vaccine with at least 1 dose of MMR)
Idaho Required (after age 1 year)
Illinois Required
Indiana Required
Iowa Required (no less than 28 days after dose 1)
Kansas Required: MMR
Kentucky Required
Louisiana Required
Maine Required (at least 4 weeks after dose 1)
Marshall IslandsDid not report requirements
Maryland Required
Massachusetts Required
Michigan Required (at least 28 days after dose 1); dose 2 of mumps and rubella (at least 28 days after dose 1)
Minnesota Required: MMR
Mississippi Required
Missouri Required MMR (following ACIP recommendations)
Montana Required: MMR
N. Mariana Islands Required
Nebraska Required (at least 28 days after dose 1)
Nevada Required
New Hampshire Required
New Jersey Required (at lease 1 month after dose 1): live measles-containing vaccine
New Mexico Required
New York Required or proof of immunity (medical provider diagnosis or positive serological test)
North Carolina Required
North Dakota Required (age appropriate)
Ohio Required
Oklahoma Required (at least 28 days after dose 1)
Oregon Required (at least 28 days after dose 1)
Federated States/MicronesiaDid not report requirements
PennsylvaniaRequired
Puerto RicoRequired
Rhode IslandRequired: MMR
South CarolinaRequired
South DakotaRequired
TennesseeRequired
TexasRequired
UtahRequired
VermontRequired
Virgin Islands Required (age appropriate following ACIP recommendations)
VirginiaRequired
WashingtonRequired (after age 1 year)
West Virginia Required
WisconsinRequired: MMR
WyomingRequired: MMR

Measles 2nd Dose
2007-2008 Requirements for Middle School
Project Dosage Requirements and Comments
Alabama Required
Alaska Required
American Samoa Required
Arizona Required
Arkansas Required
California Required
Colorado Required
Connecticut Required
Delaware Required (new entrants)
District of ColumbiaRequired (at age 4 years): MMR
Florida Required
Georgia Required (grade 6 entry); 2 doses mumps required
Guam Required
Hawaii Required
Idaho Required
Illinois Required
Indiana Required
Iowa Required
Kansas Required
Kentucky Required
Louisiana Required (new entrants)
Maine Required
Maryland Required
Massachusetts Required
Michigan Required (for grade 6 or new entrants to school district)
Minnesota Required (for entry into grade 7)
Mississippi Not required
Missouri Required
Montana Required (for grades 7-12, if not received at K)
N. Mariana Islands Required
Nebraska Required
Nevada Required
New Hampshire Required (prior to entering grade 7)
New Jersey Required (2 doses if born on or after 1/1/1990); 1 dose mumps and rubella required
New Mexico Required
New York Required or proof of immunity (medical provider diagnosis or positive serological test)
North Carolina Required
North Dakota Required
Ohio Required
Oklahoma Required
Oregon Required
Pennsylvania Required
Puerto Rico Required
Rhode Island Required
South Carolina Required
South Dakota Required
Tennessee Required
Texas Required
Utah Required
Vermont Required
Virgin Islands Required (age appropriate following ACIP recommendations)
Virginia Required
Washington Required
West Virginia Required (for out-of-state transfer students)
Wisconsin Required
Wyoming Required (prior to entry to grade 7 and transfer students)


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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