Updated: April 21, 2005
Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services
PO Box 202951
Phone: (406) 444-5580
Fax: (406) 444-1861
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, Seventh Grade||Day Care, Head Start- 4 doses before age 4; + 1 dose after age 4
K-12- 4 doses, 1 dose after 4th birthday; 3 doses Td if started after age 7
2005-2006 school year: 11 years old or older entering seventh grade, proof of booster dose of tetanus/diphtheria (TD) within the last five years. Students entering seventh grade before 11th birthday, TD booster dose if not received since their 7th birthday.
|Hepatitis A||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Hepatitis B||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start, K-12 - Born on or after 1/1/95: 3 doses|
|Hib||Day Care, Head Start||Day Care, Head Start- 2-3 months: 1 dose due. 4-59 months, 2nd dose due. At least one dose must be given after 12 months of age.|
|Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)||Day Care, Head Start, K-12, College/University||Day Care, Head Start, K-12- 1 dose after 1st birthday, due by 16 months.
2005-2006 school year: Children entering Kindergarten or first grade (for those who did not go to Kindergarten) will need evidence of 2 doses of MMR after 1st birthday.
College, University- MMR, 2nd dose measles required for all enrollees: MMR is required for full time enrollees born after 1957
7-12 - Required at age 13-MMR required prior to entry
|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- 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 www.cdc.gov/nip)
K-12- 3 doses, last dose after 4th birthday
|Varicella||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|