Updated: Agosto 29, 2002
New Mexico Department of Health - Immunization Program
1190 South St. Francis Drive
PO Box 26110
Santa Fe, 87502
Vaccine requirements may be relaxed or eliminated in some regions and/or states due to shortages in the manufacture of some vaccines. Please contact your healthcare provider, or your local public health department for more information.
|Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTaP)||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care Head Start - 5 doses: 3 doses by 7th months of age, 4 doses by 19 months of age; booster dose after 4 years of age and before school entry
K-12- 4 doses, 1 dose after 4th birthday; 3 doses Td for age 7 or older
|Hepatitis A||Kindergarten, First Grade||Required in selected counties. It is recommended that children age 2 years and older receive 2 doses.|
|Hepatitis B||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||An age-appropriately vaccinated child has received 3 doses by 6 months of age. 3 doses required for entry into 7th grade. The 2 doses series using Merck’s Recombivax vaccine is acceptable for students 11-15 years of age.|
|Hib||Day Care, Head Start||Day Care, Head Start- Children under the age of 5 are required to have completed the Hib vaccine 3-dose series, with one dose administered after age 1.|
|Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start, K-12- 1 dose after 1st birthday, 2nd dose recommended at 4-6 years of age.
New Entrants- 2nd dose measles is required for school entry at 4-6 years of age
|Meningococcal||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Pneumococcal||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Polio||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start - An age-appropriately vaccinated child has received 3 doses of polio (IPV and/ or OPV) by age one. One dose is recommended after age 4.
K-12 - 3 doses if all OPV or all IPV; 4 doses if combination
|Varicella||Day Care, Head Start, Ninth Grade||1 dose after age 1 unless student has reliable history of chickenpox disease.|