SCHOOL NURSE - Immunizations



FOR ATTENDANCE IN ALL GRADES in 2017-2018 children need the following:

  • 4 doses of tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis*

     (1 dose on or after the 4 birthday)

  •  4 doses of polio** 
    (4th dose on or after the 4 birthday and at least 6 months after previous dose)

  •  2 doses of measles, mumps and rubella***

  •  3 doses of hepatitis B

  •  2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) or evidence of immunity

    *Usually given as DTaP or DTP or if medically advisable DT or Td
    **A fourth dose is not required if the third dose was administered at age 4 years or older and at least 6 months after the previous dose

       ***Usually given as MMR​


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