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Vaccination requirements for all grantees, for DTaP-Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis and Childcare.
StateDosesDetailsEffective DateAdditional Comments
 Alabama 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Alaska 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations before age 7 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 American Samoa 4-5 Doses 1-4 at ages 2,4,6, and 15 months; Dose 5 at ages 4-6 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Arizona 4 Dose 1 at or after age 2 months; Dose 2 at or after age 4 months; Dose 3 at or after age 6 months; Dose 4 at or after age 15 months PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Arkansas 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP and state-specified recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 California 4 Entry at ages 2-3 months-1 dose, at ages 4-5 months-2 doses, at ages 6-17 months-3 doses, at ages 18 months-5 years-4 doses PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Colorado 4 Dose 1 by age 4 months; dose 2 by age 6 months; dose 3 by age 8 months; dose 4 by age 18 months PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Connecticut 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Delaware 4+ Final dose after age 4 years, following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 District of Columbia 5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations by age 19 months; dose 5 at age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Florida 4-5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Georgia 3 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Guam 4 Age appropriate dosing by age recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Hawaii 4 Age appropriate dosing by age 19 months; dose 4 after age 19 months; following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Idaho 5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Illinois 4 Doses 1-3 by age 1 year; dose 4 at or after age 2 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Indiana 4 Doses 1-3 at ages 6-17 months; Dose 4 at ages 18-59 months PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Iowa 4 Age appropriate dosing PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Kansas 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Kentucky 4 3 doses by or before age 1 year, 4 doses before age 5 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Louisiana 4-5 Age appropriate dosing PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Maine 5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 N. Mariana Islands 4 Age appropriate dosing PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Maryland 4 Age appropriate dosing PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Massachusetts 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Michigan 4 1 dose ages 2-3 month,; 2 doses ages 4-5 months, 3 doses ages 6-14 months, 4 doses ages 15 months-5 years (to be considered valid, doses must be administered at the appropriate age and have appropriate spacing between them) PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Minnesota 5 Age appropriate dosing before age 15 months; dose 4 ages 15 months-4 years; dose 5 after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Mississippi 4-5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations by age 18 months; final dose between ages 4-6 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Missouri 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Montana 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Nebraska 3 Age appropriate dosing following state recommendations (similar to ACIP) PRIOR to 2008-09 
 New Hampshire 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 New Jersey 4-5 3 doses-age appropriate before age 17 months: 4 doses minimum for ages 18 months-4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 New Mexico 4 Dose 1 by age 4 months, Dose 2 by age 6 months, dose 3 by or before age 48 months, final dose at or after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 New York State 3 3 doses diphtheria; 3 doses tetanus and pertussis if born on or after 1/12005 PRIOR to 2008-09 
 North Carolina 5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 North Dakota 4-5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Ohio 0 No state requirement Not applicable 
 Oklahoma 4-5 Age appropriate dosing PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Oregon 4 Age appropriate dosing PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Pennsylvania 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Puerto Rico 4 Age appropriate dosing PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Rhode Island 4-5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 South Carolina 4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 South Dakota 4 Age appropriate dosing with final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Tennessee 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Texas 4-5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Utah 4-5  Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Vermont 4-5  Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Virgin Islands 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Virginia 3 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Washington 4 1 dose ages 3-4 months; 2 doses ages 5-6 months; 3 doses ages 7-18 months; 4 doses at or after age 19 months PRIOR to 2008-09 
 West Virginia 4 3 doses (age appropriate by age 18 months); 4 doses (after age 18 months) PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Wisconsin 4 2 doses (ages 5-15 months); 3 doses (ages 16-23 months); 4 doses (ages 2-4 years) PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Wyoming 4 Age appropriate dosing PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Nevada 4-5 Age appropriate dosing or any 5 doses PRIOR to 2008-09 Local requirements may vary. Check the local area for specific school vaccination requirements
 
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