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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

Tetanus and Diphtheria (Td) Booster
2005-2006 Requirements for Middle School
Project Dosage Requirements and Comments
Alabama Required (if 5-10 years after preschool booster)
Alaska Required (if 10 years after last tetanus/diphtheria containing vaccine)
American Samoa 1 dose (between ages 11-14 years)
Arizona 1 dose (if 10 years after last DTaP/DT/Td)
Arkansas Not required
California Not required
Colorado Not required
Connecticut Not required
Delaware Not required (recommended if 5 years after the last DTaP/DTP/ DT)
District of Columbia Required (age appropriate every 10 years)
Florida 1 dose
Georgia Not required
Guam Required (if 10 years since last DTP/DTaP/Td)
Hawaii Not required
Idaho Not required
Illinois 1 dose (if 10 years since last DTP/DTaP/Td; high school requirement for 9th grade primarily)
Indiana Not required
Iowa Not required
Kansas Required (10 years after primary series; can be given to ages 11-12 years if at least 5 years after primary series)
Kentucky Required (at age 11 or 12 years)
Louisiana Required (new entrants only)
Maine Not required
Maryland Not required
Massachusetts 1 dose
Michigan Required (if 10 years since last dose)
Minnesota 1 dose
Mississippi Not required
Missouri Required (age appropriate)
Montana Required
N. Mariana Islands 1 dose
Nebraska Not required
Nevada Required (age appropriate)
New Hampshire 1 dose (if 10 years since last dose)
New Jersey Not required
New Mexico Required (if > 10 years since last Td or DTP)
New York Not required
North Carolina Not required
North Dakota Not required
Ohio Not required
Oklahoma Not required
Oregon Not required
Pennsylvania Not required
Puerto Rico Required (age 11 years or older)
Rhode Island Required (if 5 years or more since last tetanus containing vaccine)
South Carolina Not required
South Dakota Not required
Tennessee Not required
Texas 1 dose (if administered within last 10 years)
Utah Required (beginning 2006-2007 school year)
Vermont 1 dose (if 10 years since last tetanus containing vaccine)
Virgin Islands Required (age appropriate following ACIP recommendations)
Virginia Not required
Washington Not required
West Virginia Not required
Wisconsin Not required
Wyoming Required (age appropriate + one booster)



2005-2006 TD Vaccination requirements by State (for Middle School) 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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