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Required Immunizations for School Year 2019-2020

In Washington, all students 18 years old or younger may get vaccines at low or no cost from their health care provider. 

Parent/Guardian Instructions
: To see which vaccines are required, find your child's grade and look only at that row going across to find the vaccines and number of doses required.

Hepatitis B DTaP/Tdap
(Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis)

Vaccine doses required may be fewer than listed

  Polio

Vaccine doses required may be fewer than listed


 MMR
(Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
 Varicella
(Chickenpox)

  Kindergarten through 5th Grade

 3 doses within the correct timeframes 5 doses within the correct timeframes 4 doses  with the correct timeframes 2 doses  within the correct timeframes 2 doses  within the correct timeframes
OR
Healthcare provider verified child had disease
 6th Grade through 12th Grade 3 doses  within the correct timeframes 5 doses DTaP
AND
1 dose Tdap,  all within the correct timeframes
4 doses  within the correct timeframes 2 doses  within the correct timeframes 2 doses  within the correct timeframes
OR
Healthcare provider verified child had disease  (Exceptions are allowed for certain students)

Students must get vaccine doses at correct time frames to be in compliance with the requirements.  Talk to your healthcare provider or school nurse if you have questions about school immunization requirements. Find your school nurse.

Vaccination Exemptions

Certificate of Exemption identifying that you have medical, personal, or religious reasons for not vaccinating your child can be submitted to the school. Despite an exemption, please know that should an outbreak occur in school, your student could be out of school for weeks. 

MMR Vaccine Exemption Law Change 2019

In 2019, the Washington State Legislature passed a bill that removes the personal and philosophical option to exempt children from the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine required for school.

Law Change Quick Facts

  • The new law will take effect July 28, 2019 and applies to all public schools.

  • This law does not change religious and medical exemption laws. Children who have one of these types of exemptions on file are not affected by the new law.

  • Students without a medical or religious exemption will need proof of MMR vaccination.  Student's not compliant with state vaccine requirements may be excluded from attending school. 

  • Access your family’s immunization records if you need to check whether you or your child meets the MMR vaccine requirements.  

 

   Hepatitis B
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