Updated: April 21, 2005
Wisconsin Department of Health & Family Services - Immunization Program
One West Wilson Street
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)||K-12||Pre-K (2-4 years): 4 doses. K-12: 4 doses.
DTP/DTaP/DT/Td vaccine for students entering grades 1 through 12: Four doses are required. However, if your child received the 3rd dose after the 4th birthday, further doses are not required. (Note: a dose 4 days or less before the 4th birthday is also acceptable).
|Hepatitis A||None/No Requirements||None/No Requirements|
|Hepatitis B||Kindergarten, First Grade, Seventh Grade, Eighth Grade||Pre-K (2-4 years): 3 doses required. K-12: 3 doses.|
|Hib||None/No Requirements||None/No requirements|
|Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)||Day Care, Head Start, K-12||Day Care, Head Start, K-12- 2-4 years: 1 dose after 1st birthday. K-12: 2 doses
K-12- 2nd dose of 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||Pre-K (2-4 years): 3 doses required.
K-12- 4 doses unless 3rd dose after 4th birthday, then 3 doses
|Varicella||K-12||Required for school entry according to the following schedule:
2004-2005: Pre-K and K-8 (One dose)
2005-2006: Pre-K and K-12 (One dose)
Students 13 years of age or older without a prior history of chickenpox disease or a prior history of varicella vaccine before 13 years of age require 2 doses of varicella vaccine.