Immunizations Required by PA State Law

For attendance in all grades, children need the following:
  • 4 doses of tetanus and diphtheria (with one dose given on or after the fourth birthday)
  • 3 doses of polio
  • 2 doses of measles (given after 12 months)
  • 2 dose of mumps (given after 12 months)
  • 1 dose of rubella (given after 12 months)
  • 3 doses of hepatitis B
  • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine or history of the disease
Children attending 7th grade need the following:
  • 1 dose of tetanus, diptheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) if 5 years have elapsed since last tetanus immunization
  • 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)

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