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Vaccination requirements for all grantees, for DTaP-Diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis and Kindergarten.
StateDosesDetailsEffective DateAdditional Comments
 Alabama 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Alaska 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 American Samoa 4-5 4 doses for K3; 5 doses if K4 and above PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Arizona 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Arkansas 4 Final dose at or after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 California 4-5 5 doses requred unless at least one dose was administered at or after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Colorado 4-5 Final dose at or after age 4 years 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 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Georgia 3 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Guam 1 Age appropriate dosing; all doses as recommended PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Hawaii 4-5 Final dose at or after age 4 years; following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Idaho 5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Illinois 4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Indiana 4-5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations with final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Iowa 5 If born on or after 9/15/2003 PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Kansas 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Kentucky 5 Age appropriate dosing following state recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Louisiana 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Maine 5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations (only 4 doses required if dose 4 received at or after age 4 years) PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Maryland 4 Age appropriate dosing PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Massachusetts 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Michigan 4 Final dose after age 4 years (requirement for ages 4-6 years) PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Minnesota 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Mississippi 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Missouri 4 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Montana 4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 N. Mariana Islands 5 Age appropriate dosing PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Nebraska 3 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Nevada 4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 Local requirements may vary. Check the local area for specific school vaccination requirements
 New Hampshire 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years; if 5 doses received no age limitation if minimum intervals are met PRIOR to 2008-09 
 New Jersey 4-5 Age appropriate dosing with final at or after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 New Mexico 4 Final dose at or after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 New York State 0 3 doses diphtheria only; tetanus/pertussis not required; 4 doses of DTP for NYC only PRIOR to 2008-09 
 North Carolina 5 Final dose after age 4 years and before school entry PRIOR to 2008-09 
 North Dakota 4-5 Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations; final dose at or after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Ohio 4-5  Age appropriate dosing following ACIP recommendations PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Oklahoma 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Oregon 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Pennsylvania 4 4 doses diphtheria/tetanus- final dose at or after age 4 years; pertussis not required PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Puerto Rico 4-5  Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Rhode Island 4-5 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 South Carolina 4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 South Dakota 4 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 Final dose at or after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Utah 4-5  Final dose after age 4 years 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 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Washington 4 Final dose after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 West Virginia 4 Final dose at or after age 4 years PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Wisconsin 4 Age appropriate dosing; If dose 3 after age 4 years, then dose 4 not required PRIOR to 2008-09 
 Wyoming 4 Final dose after age 4 years for new entrants PRIOR to 2008-09 
 
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