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7th Grade Immunization Information

As your child approaches 7th grade registration it is important for you to be aware of the California State law concerning vaccination requirements which says that all students entering a public school are required to provide proof of immunization.  What vaccinations are required?

Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td)
4 doses (3 doses are okay if last dose was given on or after the 2nd birthday).

Polio (OPV or IPV)
4 doses (3 doses are okay if one was given on or after 2nd birthday).

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)
1 dose (2 doses required at 7th grade)

Varicella (Chickenpox)
Admission at ages 7‐12 years need 1 dose; ages 13‐17 years need 2 doses.

Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap)
1 dose at 7th grade or out‐of‐state transfer admission at 8th‐12th grades (1 dose on or after the 7th birthday).