New Immunization Requirements for Students

    Children entering 7th grade in 2016/2017 need the following:
    1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, accellular pertussis (Tdap) if 5 years has elapsed since their last tetanus immunization.
    1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)

    Children entering 12th grade in 2016/2017 need the following

    2nd dose of Menactra vaccine (MCV)
    In addition children in all grades in 2016/2017 need the following:
    4 doses of tetanus (1 dose after the 4th birthday)*
    4 doses of diphtheria (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday)*
    3 doses of polio
    2 doses of measles**
    2 doses of mumps**
    1 dose of rubella (German measles)**
    3 doses of hepatitis B
    2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine or history of disease
    *Usually given as DTP or DTap or DT or Td
    ** Usually given as MMR


Last Modified on March 24, 2017