Updated: June 23, 2014
Vermont Department of Health - Immunization Program
108 Cherry Street
PO Box 70
Burlington, 05402 0700
Phone: (802) 863-7638
Fax: (802) 865-7701
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)||Head Start, K-12, College/University||
Day Care, Head Start, K- 7: 4 doses of DTaP with the 4th dose given on/after the 4th birthday.
7th grade- 1 dose of Tdap.
|Hepatitis A||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Hepatitis B||Day Care, K-12||
|Hib||Day Care, Head Start||Day Care, Head Start- 4 doses, age appropriate|
|Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)||Day Care, Head Start, K-12, College/University||Day Care, Head Start, K-12: 2 doses.|
|Meningococcal||Seventh Grade, College/University||7th grade- 1 dose required for all students living in dormitories or campus-based housing.
Post secondary- 1 dose for first year students living in dormitories or campus-based housing. 2 dose recommended after age 16.
|Pneumococcal||Day Care, Head Start||4 doses, age appropriate|
|Polio||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start, K-12: 4 doses of IPV are required with third given on or after the 4th birthday.|
|Varicella||Kindergarten, Seventh Grade, College/University||2 doses. The requirement is waived if the student has a history of disease.|