Updated: November 27, 2012
Idaho Department of Health & Welfare
450 W. State Street
Phone: (208) 334-5931
Fax: (208) 334-6558
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||
Pre-K-12: Children born on or before September 1, 1999 must have a minimum of 4 doses of DTaP. Children born after September 1, 1999 through September 1, 2005 must have a minimum of 5 doses.The 5th dose is not necessary if the 4th dose was administered at age 4 years or older.
7th grade entry - One dose of Tdap.
|Hepatitis A||K-12||Children born after September 1, 2005 must have a minimum of two doses.|
|Hepatitis B||Day Care, K-12||Day Care, K-12- 3 doses. Birth: 1 dose, 2 months: 2nd dose, 6 months: 3rd dose|
|Hib||Day Care||Day Care- 2 months: 1st dose, 4 months: 2nd dose, 6 months: 3rd dose, 12-18 months: 4th dose|
|Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start: 1-4 years, 1 dose. 4-6 years, 2 doses.
Pre-K-12: 2 doses. Both doses must be administered on or after the 1st birthday
|Meningococcal||7th grade||Children admitted to 7th grade must have one dose of meningococcal vaccine.|
|Pneumococcal||Pre-school||2 months: 1st dose due. 4 months: 2nd dose due. 6 months: 3rd dose due. 12-18 months: 4th dose due.|
|Polio||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start- 2 months: 1st dose due. 4 months: 2nd dose due. 6 months: 3rd dose due only if OPV (oral) used for first 2 doses. 12-18 months: 3rd dose due if IPV (injectable) used for first 2 doses. 4-6 years: 4th dose due.
Pre-K-12: 3 doses required. A 4th dose is recommended for all school age children.
|Varicella||K-12||Children born after September 1, 2005 must have a minimum of 2 doses. History of varicella (chickenpox) disease documented by a physician or licensed health care professional meets the requirement.|