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Immunizations

Please read the School Vaccination Requirements for Pennsylvania Schools.

Children in ALL grades (K-12) need the following vaccines:

  • 4 doses of tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis * (1 dose on or after 4th birthday)
  • 4 doses of polio
  • 2 doses of measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) **
  • 3 doses of Hepatitis B (Hep B)
  • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) or confirmed case and date of Chicken Pox

*Usually given as TDP or tDAP

**Usually given as MMR

7th Grade ADDITIONAL immunization requirements for entry:

  • 1 dose meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)
  • 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) [if five years have elapsed since last tetanus immunization]

12th Grade ADDITIONAL immunization requirements for entry:

  • 1 dose meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)*

If one dose of MCV was given at 16 years old or after, that will count as meeting this requirement.

The only exemptions to the school laws for immunizations are:

  • medical reasons;
  • religious beliefs; or
  • philosophical/strong moral or ethical conviction.

Even if your child is exempt from immunizations, he or she may be excluded from school during an outbreak of vaccine-preventable disease.

VACCINE SAFETY

  • Vaccines are held to the highest standard of safety.
  • The United States has the safest, most effective vaccine supply in history.
  • Vaccines are continually monitored for safety and effectiveness.