Griffith Public Schools

Immunization Requirements 16-17 School Year

Indiana State Department of Health

 
3 to 5 year old
3 Hep B (Hepatitis B)
4 DTap (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis)
3 Polio (Inactivated Polio)
1 MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella)
1 Varicella

K-2nd Grade
3 Hep B
5 DTap
4 Polio
2 MMr
2 Varicella
2 Hep A(Hepatitis A)
 
Grades 3 to 5
3 Hep B
5 DTap
4 Polio
2 MMR
2 Varicella
 
Grades 6 to 11
3 Hep B
5 DTap
4 Polio
2 MMR
2 Varicella
1Tdap (Tetanus and Pertussis)
1 MCV4 (Meningococcal conjugate)
 
Grade 12
3 Hep B
5 DTap
4 Polio
2 MMR
2 Varicella
1 Tdap
2 MCV4 

 

Hep B The minimum age for the 3rd dose of Hepatitis B is 24 weeks of age.

DTaP Four doses of DTaP/DTP/DT are acceptable if 4th dose was administered on or after child’s 4th birthday.

Polio Three doses of Polio are acceptable for all grade levels if the third dose was given on or after the 4th birthday and at least 6 months after the previous dose with only one type of vaccine used (all OPV or all IPV). For students in grades kindergarten through 6th grade the final dose must be administered on or after the 4th birthday, and be administered at least 6 months after the previous dose.

Live Vaccines (MMR, Varicella & LAIV) Live vaccines that are not administered on the same day must be administered a minimum of 28 days apart. The second dose should be repeated if the doses are separated by less than 28 days.

Varicella Physician documentation of disease history, including month and year, is proof of immunity for children entering preschool through 8th grade. Parental report of disease history is acceptable forgrades 9-12.

Tdap There is no minimum interval from the last Td dose.

MCV4 Individuals who receive dose 1 on or after their 16th birthday only need 1 dose of MCV4.

Hep A The minimum interval between 1st and 2nd dose of Hepatitis A is 6 calendar months

For children who have delayed immunizations, please refer to the 2016 CDC “Catch-up Immunization Schedule” to determine adequately immunizing doses. All minimum intervals and ages for each vaccination as specified per 2016 CDC guidelines must be met for a dose to be valid. A copy of these guidelines can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/

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