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Spring Nurses' Notes

Immunization Requirements for Elementary & HS Students

Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis
5 doses with 1 dose received on or after the age of 4 if born after September 15, 2003   OR
4 doses with one dose received on or after the age of 4 if born after September 15, 2003   OR
3 doses with 1 dose received on or after the age of 4 if born on or before September 15, 2000,    AND
1 dose of tetanus/diphtheria/acellular pertussis - containing (Tdap) Vaccine for applicants born after September 15, 2000, upon entrance into 7th grade and above.  

Polio
4 doses with 1 dose received on or after 4 years of age if born after September 15, 2003,    OR
3 doses with 1 dose received on or after 4 years of age if born on or before September 15, 2003.

Measles/Rubella
2 doses with the first dose received on or after 12 months of age and the Second dose no less than 28 days after the first dose.

Hepatitis B
3 doses

Varicella
2 doses received on or after 12 months of age if born after September 15, 2003,   OR
1 dose received on or after 12 months of age if born on or after September 15, 1997, but born on or before September 15, 2003,   OR
A reliable history of natural disease.

Meningococcal
1 dose received on or after the age of 10 for applicants entering 7th grade and above, if born on or before September 15, 2004     AND
2 doses for applicants in the 12th grade, if born after September 15, 1999,
(1 dose received on or after 16 years of age ); or 1 dose if received when the student was 16 years of age or older.

    Seventh grade and 12th grade students are required to have these shots completed before the start of their 7th and 12th grade school year.  If not completed, they will not be allowed to start school until their immunizations are received.

Ann Hicks, Mary Pedersen & Jill Wanninger