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School Immunization Requirements 2015-2016

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Immunizations are required prior to entry into any Florida school.*

Listed below are the shots needed for the 2015-2016 school year.

PLEASE BRING YOUR SHOT RECORDS WHEN YOU GO TO THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT.
Immunizations will not be given without a record of previous shots. If you need a copy of your child’s shot record, it can be obtained from his/her health care provider or school. No appointment is necessary for immunizations at the health department and a parent or guardian must be present to receive services.

Pre Kindergarten

  • 4 DTPs (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis)
  • 3 Polio
  • 4 Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae Type B)
  • 1 MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 1 Varicella (chicken pox)

Kindergarten and Grades 1-6

  • 4 or 5 DTPs (final dose must be given after 4th birthday)
  • 3, 4 or 5 Polio (final dose after 4th birthday)
  • 2 MMRs
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 2 Varicella

Grades 7-12

  • 4 or 5 DTPs (final dose must be given after 4th birthday)
  • 3, 4 or 5 Polio (final dose after 4th birthday)
  • 2 MMRs
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 1 Tdap
  • 2 Varicella (chicken pox) (Grade 7)
  • 1 Varicella (chicken pox) (Grades 8-12)

School Physicals are also available BY APPOINTMENT ONLY for $27.00 per child at the Bear Run clinic.

*Florida Statutes 1003.22 and 402.305, Florida Administrative Code Rule 64D-3.011