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5010 a - Summary of Immunizations Rules and Regulations for the 2017-2018 School Year

5010a

Summary of the School Immunization Rules and Regulations

For 2017-2018 School Year

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 or 1 dose of pneumococcal given on or after 15 months of age

Students entering school (Kindergarten or 1st Grade depending on the school district’s entering grade)

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. 

Students entering 7th grade

Must be current with the above vaccinations

AND receive

1 dose of Tdap (contain Pertussis booster)

Students transferring from outside the state at any grade

Must be immunized appropriately according to the grade entered.

 

Source:  Nebraska Immunization Program, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.  For additional information, call 402-471-6423. 

 

The School Rules & Regulations are available on the internet: http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/reg/t173.htm  (Title 173: Control of Communicable Diseases - Chapter 3; revised and implemented 2011)

Updated 1/25/2017

 

 

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