Immunization requirements for the 2016-2017 School Year
(Courtesy of Richland Public Health)
Make sure your child is ready for the upcoming school. Ensure that your child has had each of the following vaccinations:
Meningococcal: All students entering the 7th & 12th grade are required to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease. This is a new requirement this year.
Polio: Students must have received their final dose of polio vaccine on or after their 4th birthday
MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella): K-12th Grade Students must have received two doses of live virus vaccine.
Hepatitis B: K-12th Grade Students must have received three-dose series of Hepatitis B vaccine.
Varicella (Chickenpox): Kindergarteners must have received two doses of varicella vaccine. 7-10th Grade Students must have received one dose of varicella vaccine.
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis): Required for incoming 7th graders.
DTap (Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis): Required for kindergartners.
For more information, please see the Immunization Summary for School Attendance