Vacunas

South Carolina

Updated: Septiembre 10, 2002

Contact Information

South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control - Immunization Divison
1751 Calhoun Street
Columbia, 29201
Phone: (803) 898-0318
Fax: (803) 989-0318
Website

Vaccine Requirements for the State of South Carolina

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.

Vaccine Age/Grade Comments
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTaP) Day Care, Head Start, K-12, College/University Day Care, Head Start- 3 doses of any combination of DTP, DT, DTP-Hib, DTaP, or Td vaccine with at least 1 dose received on or after the 4th birthday.

K-12- 3 doses of any combination of DTP, DT, DTP-Hib, DTaP, or Td vaccine with at least 1 dose received on or after the 4th birthday.

College, University- Td as recommended by the ACIP for all enrollees

Hepatitis A None/No Requirements None/No Requirements
Hepatitis B Day Care, Head Start, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade, Ninth Grade, Tenth Grade, College/University Day Care, Head Start- three doses or age appropriate

K-5, 7-11- 3 doses

College/University- as recommended by the ACIP for all enrollees

Hib Day Care, Head Start Day Care, Head Start- Age appropriate (means that the number of doses of a vaccine a child should have received is dependent upon the child’s age, and this defined by CDC at (www.cdc.gov/nip).
Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) Day Care, Head Start, K-12, College/University Day Care, Head Start, K-12- 2 doses of Measles vaccine with both doses received on or after 1st birthday and separated by at least 1 month. 1 dose of Rubella vaccine received on or after 1st birthday. 1st dose of Mumps vaccine received on or after the 1st birthday.

K-12- second dose measles with both doses received on or after 1st birthday and separated by at least 1 month.

College, University- second dose measles is recommended by the ACIP for all enrollees

Meningococcal None/No Requirements None/No Requirements
Pneumococcal None/No Requirements None/No Requirements
Polio Day Care, Head Start, K-12, College/University Day Care, Head Start- 3 doses of any combination of oral or inactivated Polio vaccine with at least 1 dose received on or after the 1st birthday

K-12- 3 doses of any combination of oral or inactivated Polio vaccine with at least 1 dose received on or after the 1st birthday

College, University- As recommended by the ACIP for all enrollees

Varicella Day Care, Head Start, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade Age appropriate (means that the number of doses of a vaccine a child should have received is dependent upon the child’s age, and this defined by CDC at www.cdc.gov/nip). Required for children entering grades K, 1 and 2.

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