- Before a child enters school for the first time, they are required to receive the following vaccines:
ALSO, children entering 6th grade should be up-to-date with all of the required vaccines listed below.
In addition, all children entering 6th grade or those who have reached 12 years of age on or after August 1, 2008, are required to have a booster dose of Tdap ( tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) vaccine, if five years or more have passed since the last dose of tetanus-containing vaccine.
|DTaP ( diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis)
|| 5 doses|
|Hib ( haemophilus influenzae type B)