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Immunization Information for Enrollment


State Pre-school (

Immunizations (shots) Need Before Starting Child Care/Preschool

Age When Entering

Immunizations (shots) Required

2–3 Months

1 each of Polio, DTaP, Hib, Hep B

4–5 Months

2 each of Polio, DTaP, Hib, Hep B

6–14 Months

3 each of DTaP

2 each of Polio, Hib, Hep B

15–17 Months

3 each of Polio, DTaP

2 Hep B

1 MMR on or after the 1st birthday

1 Hib on or after the 1st birthday

18 months–5 years

3 Polio

4 DTaP

3 Hep B

1 MMR on or after the 1st birthday

1 Hib on or after the 1st birthday**

1 Varicella


**Required only for children less than 4 years, 6 months


DTaP = Diphtheria,Tetanus, and Pertussis

Hib = Haemophilus Influenzae type B

Hep B = Hepatitis B

MMR = MeaslesMumpsRubella

Varicella = Chickenpox




K-12 (

Students Admitted at Ages 4-6 years Need These Immunizations

Parents must show their child's Immunization Record as proof of immunization. These immunization requirements also apply to students entering transitional kindergarten.


Students Admitted at Ages 7-17 Years Need These Immunizations

  • Diphtheria,Tetanus, and Pertussis(DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td)—4 doses
    (3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday)
  • Polio(OPV or IPV)—4 doses
    (3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)
  • MeaslesMumps, and Rubella(MMR)—1 dose
    (2 doses required at 
    7th grade)
  • Varicella(chickenpox)
    (Admission at ages 7-12 years need 1 dose; ages 13-17 years need 2 doses)
  • TetanusDiphtheria,and Pertussis(Tdap) —1 dose at  7th grade or out-of-state transfer admission at 8th–12th grades
    (1 dose on or after the 7th birthday)