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    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