School Immunization Requirements (2017-18)
A Tennessee Department of Health Certificate of Immunizations is required for all Kindergarteners, 7th graders and new students registering for school.
- Schedule your child's checkup now and avoid the rush.
- Kindergarten immunizations can be given any time after your child turns 4 years old.
- Please ask the nurse at your child's next checkup for a copy of the TN Immunization form.
- If you call or come by the office to request a copy of your child's TN Immunization form, please allow us 72 hours to complete the request.
|Children enrolling in Kindergarten
||Children entering 7th Grade
||Children newly enrolled to TN schools(not in K or 7th)
|DTaP (DT if appropriate): 5 doses
||Tdap booster: not required if a Td booster dose given less than 5 years before 7th grade entry
||DTaP (DTaP, or DT if appropriate): 5 doses
|Hepatitis B (HBV): 3 doses
||Verification of immunity to varicella: 2 doses of vaccine or history of disease
||Hepatitis B (HBV): 3 doses
|Measles, Mumps, Rubella: 2 doses of each, usually given together as MMR
||Measles, Mumps, Rubella:2 doses of each, usually given together as MMR
|Poliomyelitis (IPV/OPV): final dose on or after the 4th birthday
||Poliomyelitis (IPV/OPV): final dose on or after the 4th birthday
|Varicella (Chickenpox vaccine): 2 doses or history of disease
||Varicella (Chickenpox): 2 doses of vaccine or history of disease
|Hepatitis A: 2 doses, spaced at least 6 months apart