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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

Measles 2nd Dose
2005-2006 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 Columbia Required (at age 4 years): MMR
Florida Required
Georgia Required
Guam Required
Hawaii Required
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)
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
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
North Carolina Required
North Dakota Required (age appropriate)
Ohio Required
Oklahoma Required (on or after age 1 year)
Oregon Required (at least 28 days after dose 1)
Pennsylvania Required
Puerto Rico Required
Rhode Island Required: MMR
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 (after age 1 year)
West Virginia Required
Wisconsin Required: MMR
Wyoming Required: MMR

Measles 2nd Dose
2005-2006 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 (prior to grade 7)
Delaware Required (new entrants)
District of Columbia Required
Florida Required
Georgia Required (all entrants in grade 6)
Guam Required
Hawaii Required
Idaho Required
Illinois Required
Indiana Required
Iowa Required
Kansas Required
Kentucky Required
Louisiana Required
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 if not previously administered)
New Jersey Not required
New Mexico Required
New York Required
North Carolina Not 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 May 1, 2007

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