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State Vaccine Requirements

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTaP): Alabama

Entry last updated: July 28, 2005

State Contact Information

Alabama Department of Public Health
RSA Tower
PO Box 303017
Montgomery, 36130
Phone: (800) 469-4599
Fax: (800) 706-8507

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 - Day Care, Head Start – 4 doses or age appropriate. (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

K-12 - 5 doses; at least 4 doses must have been administered after the child's 4th birthday.

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