Updated: October 13, 2010
Ohio Department of Health - Bureau of Infectious Disease Control
246 North High Street
PO Box 118
Phone: (614) 466-0245
Fax: (614) 728-4279
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/DTP/DTTdap/Td)||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start- 4 doses, 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/vaccines).
K-12- K: 5 doses of DTaP, DTP, or DT, or any combination, if the 4th dose was administered prior to their 4th birhtday. Grades 1-12: 4 doses of DTaP, DTP, or DT or any combination.
Grade 7 - 1 dose of Tdap or Td vaccine must be administered prior to entry.
|Hepatitis A||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Hepatitis B||Day Care, First Grade||Day Care, Head Start - 3 doses.
K-3: 3 doses.
|Hib||Day Care, Head Start||Day Care, Head Start- 3 or 4 doses depending on the vaccine type and the age when the child began the 1st dose of Hib. 1 dose if given after 15 months of age.|
|Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start - 1 dose after 1st birthday.
K-12: 2 doses required. Dose 1 must be administered on or after the 1st birthday. The 2nd dose must be administered at least 28 days after dose 1.
|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- 3 doses of OPV or IPV or any combination of OPV or IPV.
K-12- K: 4 doses if a comgination of OPV or IPV was administered. 4 doses of all OPV or all IPV is required if the third dose of either vaccine was administered prior to the 4th birthday. Grades 1-12: 4 doses of DTaP, DTP, or DT or any combination.
|Varicella||K-4||K -2 doses of varicella vaccine must be administered prior to entry.
Grades 1-4 - 1 dose of varicella vaccine must be administered on or after the first birthday