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2011-2012 School Immunization Summary

Summary of the School Immunization Rules and Regulations
2010-2011

Student Age Group

Required Vaccines

Ages 2 through 5 years enrolled in a school based program not licensed as a child care provider

  • 4 doses of DTaP, DTP, or DT vaccine,
  • 3 doses of Polio vaccine,
  • 3 doses of Hib vaccine or 1 dose of Hib given at or after 15 months of age,
  • 3 doses of pediatric Hepatitis B vaccine,
  • 1 dose of MMR or MMRV given on or after 12 months of age,
  • 1 dose of varicella (chickenpox) or MMRV given on or after 12 months of age. Written documentation (including year) of varicella disease from parent, guardian, or health care provider will be accepted.
  • 4 doses of pneumococcal disease or 1 dose of pneumococcal given on or after 15 months of age

Students from Kindergarten through 12th Grade, including all transfer students from outside the State of Nebraska and any foreign students

 

  • 3 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, or Td vaccine, one given on or after the 4th birthday,
  • 3 doses of Polio vaccine,
  • 3 doses of pediatric Hepatitis B vaccine or 2 doses of adolescent vaccine if student is 11-15 years of age.
  • 2 doses of MMR or MMRV vaccine, given on or after 12 months of age and separated by at least one month,
  • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) or MMRV given on or after 12 months of age. Written documentation (including year) of varicella disease from parent, guardian, or health care provider will be accepted. If the child has had varicella disease, they do not need any varicella shots.
Additionally, for 7th Grade Only
  • 1 dose of Tdap (must contain Pertussis booster) – this dose can be received any time after 10 or 11 years of age depending on which brand of vaccine is received.

Source: Nebraska Immunization Program, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, 2010.
For additional information, call 402-471-6423.
The School Rules & Regulations are available on the internet: http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/reg_t173.aspx
(Title 173: Control of Communicable Diseases - Chapter 3; revised and implemented 2009)

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