Updated: April 26, 2004
Kansas Department of Health & Environment Immunization Program
1000 SW Jackson
Phone: (785) 296-5591
Fax: (785) 296-6510
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 - 2 months: 1 DTP/DTaP due. 4 months: 2 doses due. 6 months: 3 doses due. 12-15 months: 4 doses due.
K-12 - 4 doses, 1 dose must be on after 4th birthday; 3 doses. Td booster needed 10 years after completion of primary series.
|Hepatitis A||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Hepatitis B||Head Start, Kindergarten||Head Start- 3 doses required for all enrolles. Required for children entering Kindergarten for the 2004-2005 school year.|
|Hib||Head Start||Day Care - not required
Head Start - 1 dose after 1st birthday
|Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start, K-12- 1st dose on or before the 1st birthday with the 2nd dose given at 4-6 years of age or 4 weeks after the 1st dose.
|Meningococcal||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Pneumococcal||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Polio||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start- 2 months: 1 dose due. 4 months: 2nd dose due. 6 months: 3rd dose due. 12-15 months: 4th dose due.
K-12- 4 doses unless 3rd dose after 4th birthday, then 3 doses
|Varicella||Kindergarten||Required for children entering Kindergarten for the 2004-2005 school year.|