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Immunizations

Requirements

  • The Revised Code of the State of Ohio (3313.671) states that a child must have the required immunizations as a prerequisite for school attendance. Students who fail to meet immunization or other health regulations may be excluded from school. County immunization clinics are available to give required vaccines. Contact the school nurse for additional information.

Preschool

    • 4 DPT (diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus)
    • 3 Polio
    • 1 MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) administered on or after the child's first birthday.
    • HIB (3-4 doses if given 0-14 months; 1 dose if given 15-60 months)
    • Hepatitis B (series of 3) 
    • 1 Varicella (Chickenpox)

Kindergarten Through Grade 3

    • 5 DPT (diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus) unless fourth was given after the fourth birthday. In this case, only four are required
    • 4 Polio with the final dose after age four
    • 2 MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) with the first administered on or after the child's first birthday
    • Hepatitis B (series of 3)
    • 2 Varicella (Chickenpox) with the first one administered on or after the first birthday

Grades 4 Through 12

    • 4 DPT (diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus)
    • Tdap or Td booster required grades 7-10
    • 4 Polio
    • 2 MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) with the first administered on or after the child's first birthday. 
    • Hepatitis B (series of 3)
    • Varicella (Chickenpox) administered on or after the first birthday. Grade 4-7 grade requirement
    • NEW FOR 2016-2017 MCV4 (meningococcal) 1 dose required for incoming 7th graders, 2 doses required for incoming 12th graders unless the initial dose was given on or after the 16th birthday

Tuberculin Skin Testing

  • All newly enrolled foreign born students from high risk countries who have been in the United States for 5 years or less must provide documented evidence of having a negative Tuberculin test within 90 days of their enrollment.

    This also includes students that travel to high risk countries for vacations more than 2 weeks. 

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