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Immunization Schedule

Get the Facts, Then Get Vaxed!
Texas State law requires that a student's immunization record be current in order to attend school. Listed below are current immunization requirements for school-aged children.

 
DIPHTHERIA, TETANUS AND PERTUSSIS (DPT)
 
5 doses are required; however, only 4 doses are required if at least one dose was given on or after the 4th birthday.
 
POLIO (IPV, OPV)
 
4 doses are required; however, only 3 doses are required if at least one dose was given on or after the 4th birthday.
 
MEASLES, MUMPS, RUBELLA (MMR)
 
2 doses of a measles containing vaccine are required after the first birthday.
 
HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE, TYPE B (HIB)
 
All children up to 5 years of age are required to be vaccinated.
 
HEPATITIS B (HBV)
 
Three doses are required
 
HEPATITIS A (HAV)
 
Two doses are required after the second birthday for all students entering kindergarten and 7th grade.
 
PNEUMOCOCCAL (PCV7)
 
All children who are two months to five years of age and in a pre-kindergarten program are required to be vaccinated.
 
VARICELLA (CHICKEN POX)
 
Two doses are required after the first birthday for all students entering kindergarten and 7th grade. If a student has had the chicken pox disease, they do not need to have the immunization as long as they provide the school with a letter from the parent or physician with wording such as: "my child (name) had the chicken pox on or around (date: month/year) and does not need the vaccine."