Updated: March 2, 2004

Contact Information

Wyoming Department of Health - Immunizations
117 Hathaway Building
Cheyenne, 82002
Phone: (307) 777-7652
Fax: (307) 777-7952

Vaccine Requirements for the State of Wyoming

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- 4 doses for all children over 18 months of age

K-12- 4 doses; new entrants must have 1 dose after 4th birthday

Hepatitis A None/No Requirements None/No Requirements
Hepatitis B Day Care, Head Start, First Grade, Seventh Grade 3 doses for all attendees born after 1/1/96; Kindergarten- 3 doses required as of 9/99, Grade 7- 3 doses required, 1st grade 09/00
Hib Day Care, Head Start Day Care, Head Start- 18-60 months: 1 dose
Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) Day Care, Head Start, K-12, College/University Day Care, Head Start, K-12- 1 dose on or after 12 months of age

College, University- MMR and 2nd dose measles are recommended for all enrollees

K, 7, 12- 2nd dose of MMR required prior to entry; also required of all transfer students

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

K-12- 4 doses; new entrants must have 4th dose after 4th birthday

Varicella None/No Requirements None/No Requirements