Updated: December 9, 2013
Indiana State Department of Health -Communicable Diseases
2 North Meridian Street
Phone: (317) 233-7704
Fax: (317) 233-7805
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), Tdap||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start- 3-5 years of age: 4 doses of DTaP.
K-5th- 5 doses of DTaP
6th-12th- 1 Tdap
|Hepatitis A||Kindergarden||K - 2 doses.|
|Hepatitis B||Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade||K-2- 3 doses. The minimum age for the 3rd dose of Hepatitis B is 24 weeks of age.|
|Hib||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start, K-12- 1 dose after 1st birthday
K,1,6- 2nd dose measles is required prior to entry to Grade 6; al new enterers for K or Grade 1
College, University- State residentail campuses (MMR and 2nd dose measles)
6th - 10th - 1 dose of MCV4.
11th-12th - 2 doses of MCV4. Students who receive their first dose of MCV4 on or after their 16th birthday will not need a booster dose of vaccine.
|Pneumococcal||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Polio||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start- 3 doses.
K-3rd - 4 doses. The 4th dose of polio vaccine must be administered on or after child’s fourth birthday. This applies only to kindergarten through 3rd grades for 2013-2014. Three doses of polio vaccine are acceptable if 3rd dose was administered on or after child’s fourth birthday and the doses are all IPV or all OPV.
|Varicella||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||2 doses. Physician documentation of disease history, including month and year is proof of immunity for children entering preschool through 5th grade. A signed statement from the parent/guardian indicating history of disease, including month and year is acceptable for children in grades 6-12.|