School Immunization Requirements

Kindergarten Entry Requirements
Seventh Grade Entry Requirements

Immunization Requirements for Children in Early Childhood Programs

Kindergarten Entry Requirements

The following vaccines are required for students entering Kindergarten:

  • 5 DTP/DTaP/DT - 4 doses if 4th dose was given on/after the 4th birthday
  • 4 Polio - 3 doses if 3rd dose was given on/after the 4th birthday
  • 2 Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 2 Hepatitis A
  • 2 Varicella (Chickenpox) - history of disease is acceptable, parent must sign verification statement on shcool immunization record

Required for Seventh Grade Entry*

The following vaccines are required for students entering seventh grade:

  • 1 Tdap
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 2 Varicella (Chickenpox) - history of disease is acceptable, parent must sign verification statement on shcool immunization record
  • 1 meningococcal

Highly recommended additional immunizations:

  • Meningitis
  • HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)- Male and Female

*If a student is 13+ years of age, two doses of Varicella vaccine should be given at least four weeks apart.

Immunization Requirements for Children in Early Childhood Programs*

(Includes children in a licensed day care center, nursery or preschool, child care facility, family home care, or Head Start Program)

  • DTaP
  • Polio
  • HIB (Haemophilus Influenzae type b)
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella)
  • Prevnar 13
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varicella (chickenpox)

 

Children attending early childhood programs are required to be immunized appropriately for age. This means a child has received all of the doses of each vaccine appropriate for his or her age. Children should be immunized according to current immunization schedules.

Flu shots are recommended after the age of 6 months.

For further information, please see the Utah Department of Health at http://www.immunize-utah.org


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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