Appendix G
State Immunization Requirements for School Children

 

Minimum Doses Required

State

Kindergartena

Middle Schoolb

New or Planned Requirementsc

AL

4 DTP

2 M, 1 MR

3 Polio

Td booster (10 yr)

 

AK

4 DTP

2M, 1 R

3 Polio

 

AZ

4 DTP

2 MMR

3 Polio

3 Hep B

 

Phase in 3 Hep B and 2 MMR for K-12 by 2005

AR

4 DTP

2 Med, 1 R

3 Polio

 

In process of requiring mumps and Hep B for K, 7th, and transfer students, and Varicella for K Varicella and Hep A have been proposed in the legislature

CA

4 DTP

2 M, 1 MR

3 Polio

3 Hep B

2 Me

3 Hep B

CO

4 DTP

1MMR

3 Polio

3 Hep B

2 MMR

3 Hep B

Effective July 1, 2000, for K, ≥4 DTP, ≥3 Polio, 2 MMR, 1 Varicella



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Calling the Shots: Immunization Finance Policies and Practices Appendix G State Immunization Requirements for School Children   Minimum Doses Required State Kindergartena Middle Schoolb New or Planned Requirementsc AL 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio Td booster (10 yr)   AK 4 DTP 2M, 1 R 3 Polio   AZ 4 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio 3 Hep B   Phase in 3 Hep B and 2 MMR for K-12 by 2005 AR 4 DTP 2 Med, 1 R 3 Polio   In process of requiring mumps and Hep B for K, 7th, and transfer students, and Varicella for K Varicella and Hep A have been proposed in the legislature CA 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 2 Me 3 Hep B CO 4 DTP 1MMR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 2 MMR 3 Hep B Effective July 1, 2000, for K, ≥4 DTP, ≥3 Polio, 2 MMR, 1 Varicella

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Calling the Shots: Immunization Finance Policies and Practices   Minimum Doses Required State Kindergartena Middle Schoolb New or Planned Requirementsc CT 4 DTP 1MMR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 2 Me Proposed law for Varicella (6th–7th graders and all born after 1/1/97 without proof of immunity) DE 4 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio   Varicella will become a requirement in 2000 DC 4 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 1 Varicella 2 MMR 1 Varicella   FL 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 2 M, 1 MR 3 Hep B   GA 3 DTP 1 MMR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 2 MMR   HI 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B   ID 4 DT 1 MMR 3 Polio 3 Hep B   IL 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio Td booster (10 yr) 3 Hep B (5th)   IN 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 2 Me   IA 3 DTP 2 MeR 3 Polio 3 Hep B   KS 4 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio     KY 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B Td booster (10 yr) 2 Me  

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Calling the Shots: Immunization Finance Policies and Practices   Minimum Doses Required State Kindergartena Middle Schoolb New or Planned Requirementsc LA 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B   Effective fall 2003, Varicella ME 4 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio   MD 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio   MA 5 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 4 Polio 3 Hep B 1 Varicella Td booster 2 Me 3 Hep B 1 Varicella   MI 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio Td booster (10 yr) Effective 2000, 3 Hep B for new school entries; effective January 1, 2002, Varicella for K-12 MN 4 DTP 1 MMR 3 Polio Td booster 2 MMR Effective 2000, 3 Hep B for K; effective 2001, 3 Hep B for 7th MS 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio   MO 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B   MT 4 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio 2 MMR   NE 3 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 2 MMR Effective July 1, 2000, 3 Hep B for 7th NV 4 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio   NH 4 DTP 1 MMR 3 Polio 3 Hep B Td booster (10 yr) 2 Me   NJ 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio   Immunization program plans to propose Hep B

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Calling the Shots: Immunization Finance Policies and Practices   Minimum Doses Required State Kindergartena Middle Schoolb New or Planned Requirementsc NM 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B Effective September 1, 2002, 3 Hep B for K and new entries NY 3D (NYC: 4 DTP) 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B   Pending legislation for Varicella and adolescent Hep B NC 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B   ND 4 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio   OH 4 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 2 MMR   OK 4 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 2 Hep A 1 Varicella 3 Hep B 2 Hep A   OR 4 DT 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B   Effective 2000 for adolescents, 2 Measles, 3 Hep B, Varicella; effective 2000 for K, Varicella PA 4 DT 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B (Philadelphia: 3 Hep B) Effective 2000 K-12, 2 Measles RI 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 1 Varicella Td booster (7th) Effective August 1, 2000, 3 Hep B for 7th, 1 Varicella, with phase-in of Hep B and Varicella completed for all grades by August 1, 2005; in August 2001, 2 M required K-12 SC 3 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 3 Hep B   SD 4 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio  

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Calling the Shots: Immunization Finance Policies and Practices   Minimum Doses Required State Kindergartena Middle Schoolb New or Planned Requirementsc TN 4 DTP 2 MMR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 2 MMR   TX 4 DT 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B Td booster (10 yr) Effective fall 2000 for K, 1 Varicella; 3 Hep B, 1 Varicella for 7th UT 4 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B   VT 3 DTP 2 Me, 1 R 3 Polio 3 Hep B   VA 3 DTP 2 M, 1 MR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 2 Me   WA 4 DTP 1 MMR 3 Polio 3 Hep B 2 Me   WV 3 DTP 2 Me, 1 R 3 Polio   WI 4 DTP 2 MMR 4 Polio 3 Hep B 3 Hep B   WY 4 DTP 2 MMR 4 Polio 3 Hep B 2 MMR 3 Hep B   aIncludes any requirements that begin in kindergarten (K), including those applicable to new entrants, K-12, and K-1. bOnly those requirements that specifically begin in middle school (e.g., 6th–8th grades). cMay not be a comprehensive listing. dMe=Measles. SOURCE: Freed et al., 1999.