Immunizations

Vaccine birth 1 mon 2 mon 4 mon 6 mon 12 mon 15 mon 18 mon 24 mon 2-3years 4-6years
Hepatitis B   x   x

  x





Rotavirus
    x   x   x





DPT*

  x   x   x
  x


  x
Hib

  x   x   x   x




Polio

  x   x     x



  x
Influenza**










MMR





  x


  x
Varicella




  x



  x
Hepatitis A***




  x
    x

Pneumo



  x   x   x
  x






 







To enter Kindergarten children are required to have 4 DPT's, 3 Polio, 3 Hepatitis B, 2 MMR's and 2 Varicella (chicken pox). There are some exceptions.

To enter Seventh Grade children are required to have the previous mentioned immunizations plus, a Tdap and a Meningococcal vaccine.

 * The 4th DPT should be given after the 4th birthday. If it is given prior to the 4th birthday, your child will receive a 5th DPT.

** An Influenza injection should be given to all children yearly

*** Physicians are now giving Hepatitis A to children. At this time this immunization is not required to enter school.

Vaccine 7-10 years 11-12 years 13-18 years
DPT*
 Tdap  Tdap
HPV**
 3 doses  HPV Series
MCV4***        x      x      x
Pneumococcal   high risk   high risk   high risk
Influenza   yearly   yearly   yearly
Hep A  series   series   series
Hep B  series  series  series
Polio  IPV series  IPV series  IPV series
MMR  MMR series  MMR series  MMR  series
Varicella****  series series  series

*Tdap--minimum age 10 years for Boostrix and 11 years for Adacel.

**HPV (Human Papuillomavirus Vaccine)--minimum age 9 years. Administer 1st dose to female patients at age 11-12 years. Administer 2nd dose 2 months after 1st dose and the 3rd dose 6 months after the 1st dose.

***MCV4 (Meningococcal Vaccine)--administer at age 11-12 years and at age 13-18 years if not previously vaccinated.

****Varicella Vaccine--administer 2 doses to persons aged 13 years or older at least 4 weeks apart.

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