Vaccines

Oklahoma

Updated: September 10, 2002

Contact Information

Oklahoma Department of Health
1000 NE Tenth
Room 911
Oklahoma City, 73117
Phone: (405) 271-4073
Fax: (405) 271-6133
Website

Vaccine Requirements for the State of Oklahoma

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.

Vaccine Age/Grade Comments
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTaP) 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- K-7: 5 doses unless 4th dose given after age 4 years; 7-12: 3 doses

Hepatitis A Kindergarten, Seventh Grade Day Care, Head Start, K-4, 7-11 - 2 doses with 1st dose on or after the 2nd birthday and 2nd dose 6-18 months later
Hepatitis B Kindergarten, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade Day Care, Head Start - DC, HS: 3 doses or 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-4: 3 doses; grades 7-12: 2 or 3 doses (based on vaccine used)

Hib Day Care, Head Start Day Care, Head Start- Required for ages 1-4, 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)
Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) Day Care, Head Start, K-12 Day Care, Head Start, K-12 - 1 dose after 1st birthday, 1st dose required for DC, HS; K-12: 2 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/nip)

M2- K-12 - One MMR required prior to entry, may enter and receive 2nd MMR 28 days after 1st MMR

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- 4 doses or 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), unless 3rd dose given after 4th birthday

K-12- Grades K-2 -4 doses; Grades 3-12 -4 doses unless 3rd dose after 4th birthday than 3 doses only

Varicella Day Care, Kindergarten Day Care, Head Start, K-4 - Required for children in K-4 during the 2002-2003 school year. This requirement will extend up one grade level each year until all grades, K-12, are covered. Parental history of chikenpox disease is accepatable.

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