Vacunas

Washington

Updated: Julio 25, 2005

Contact Information

Washington Department of Health - Immunization Office
New Market Industrial Center, Building 1
PO Box 47843
Olympia, 98504
Phone: (360) 236-3595
Fax: (360) 236-3590
Website

Vaccine Requirements for the State of Washington

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 Child Care, Head Start- Ages 3-4 months: 1 dose required. Ages 5-6 months: 2 doses. 7 months to 19 months: 3 doses. 19 months and older: 4 doses.

K: 4 doses provided the last dose is given on or after 4th birthday.

Grades 1-12: 3 doses, Diphtheria/Tetanus containing vaccine provided the last dose is given on or after the 4th birthday.

Hepatitis A None/No Requirements Vaccine available statewide for ages 2-18.
Hepatitis B Day Care, Head Start, K-12 Child Care, Head Start, Ages 3-4 months: 1 dose required; Ages 5-19 months: 2 doses required. 19 months and older: 3 doses required.

K-5: 3 doses required

Hib Day Care, Head Start Child Care, Head Start- 3-4 months: 1 dose required. 5-15 months: 2 doses required. One dose is required on or after the 1st birthday if it is the 2nd or 3rd dose.

15 to 59 months: 1 dose required. Only 1 dose is required if it is given on or after 15 months of age.

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) Day Care, Head Start, K-12 Child Care, Head Start,: 1 dose MMR given on or after 1st birthday.

Grades K-2: 2 doses measles; 1 dose mumps and 1 dose rubella both given on or after the 1st birthday and at least 28 days apart.

Grades 3-5: 1 dose MMR provided it was given on or after the 1st birthday.

Grades 6-12: 2 doses measles; 1 dose mumps and 1 dose rubella both given on or after the 1st birthday and at least 28 days apart.

2nd dose - New entry 2 measles after 1st birthday

Meningococcal None/No Requirements None/No Requirements
Pneumococcal None/No Requirements None/No Requirements
Polio Day Care, Head Start, K-12 Child Care, Head Start- Age 3-4 months: 1 dose required. Age-5-19 months: 2 doses. 19 months and older: 3 doses.

K-12 - 3 doses provided last dose was given on after 4th birthday

Varicella Day Care, Kindergarten, Sixth Grade Effective July 1, 2006, children between 19 months and 12 years of age should show proof of age appropriate varicella immuniation or history of varicella, or serologic proof of immunity against varicella, before school or day care entry.

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