• REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS

    All Grades

    • 4 doses of tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis* (1 dose on or after the 4thbirthday)
    • 4 doses of polio (4thdose on or after 4thbirthday and at least 6 months after previous dose given) **
    • 2 doses of measles, mumps, rubella ***
    • 3 doses of Hepatitis B
    • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) or evidence of immunity*Usually given as DTP or DTaP or DT or T

    **A 4th dose not necessary if the 3rd dose was administered at age 4 years or older and at least 6 months after the previous dose

    ***Usually given as MMR

     

    7thGrade

    • 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) on the first day of 7thgrade
    • 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) on the first day of 7thgrade

    12thGrade

    • 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) on the first day of 12thgrade
      *If one dose was given at 16 years of age or older, that shall count as the twelfth grade dose.
     
     
     
    Contact your health care provider or 1-877 PA HEALTH for more information.