Vaccines

Utah

Updated: September 10, 2002

Contact Information

Utah Department of Health - Immunization Program
PO Box 84114
Salt Lake City, 84114
Phone: 801/538-9450
Fax: 801/538-9440
Website

Vaccine Requirements for the State of Utah

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, College/University 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- 5 doses if born after 7/1/86; 4 doses if 4th dose on or after 4th birthday

College, University- Td- University of Utah only

Hepatitis A Kindergarten K - 2 doses Required for K entry after 7/1/02
Hepatitis B Kindergarten K- 3 doses required for for kindergarten entry for all students born after 7/1/93

College, University- Nursing students in all schools

Hib Day Care, Head Start 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)
Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) Day Care, Head Start, K-12, College/University Day Care, Head Start, K-12- 1 dose after 1st birthday

College, University- MMR, 2nd dose of measles are required at University of Utah only

2nd dose required prior to entry in K-12

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- 4 doses if born after 7/1/93; 3 doses if 3rd dose received after 4th birthday (3 doses OPV or 4 IPV if born before 7/1/86.)

Varicella Kindergarten K - Required for entry

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