Pennsylvania School Immunization Requirements
Children of all grades (K-12) need the following immunizations for attendance:
- 4 doses of tetanus, diptheria and acellular pertussis (1 dose after 4th birthday)
- 4 doses of polio (4th dose after or on 4th birthday and at least 6 months after previous dose)
- 2 doses of measles, mumps and rubella
- 3 doses of hepatitis B
- 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) or evidence of immunity
Proof of all required vaccinations are to be given to the nurse within 5 days of a student starting school or they will be excluded from school until they are received.