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Immunizations

Immunizations

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Children IN ALL GRADES need the following:

  • 4 doses of tetanus (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday)  Usually given as DTP or DTaP or DT or Td
  • 4 doses of diphtheria (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday)  Usually given as DTP or DTaP or DT or Td
  • 4 doses of polio (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday and at least six months after previous dose given)
  • 2 doses of measles    Usually given as MMR.
  • 2 doses of mumps    Usually given as MMR.
  • 1 dose of rubella (German measles)   Usually given as MMR.
  • 3 doses of hepatitis B
  • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine or history of disease

 

Children ENTERING 7th grade need the following:

  • 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap)
  • 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)

 

Children Entering 12th grade need the following:

  • 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)                                                                                                                                                                                               If one dose is given at 16 years of age or older, that shall count as the 12th grade dose.

                                                                                        For the immunization law: Click here