Immunization Requirements for Students Entering 12th Grade in 2019


  • New York State Law Section 2164 requires certain immunizations (shots) to enter grades 11, and 12 and attend school. Please check with your health care provider as soon as possible to make sure that your child has all the needed immunizations.  They are listed below.

     

    Required Immunizations for Students in 12th Grade

     

     

    Immunization

    Number of Doses

    DTaP/DTP

    3 doses

    Tdap

    1 dose

     

    Polio

     

    3 doses

    MMR

    2 doses

    Hepatitis B

    3 doses

    or 2 doses

    of adult hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombivax)

    Varicella (chickenpox)

    1 dose

     

    Meningococcal conjugate

    (MenACWY)

    Grade 12:

    2 doses 

    or

    1 dose  if the dose was received at age 16 or older

     
    Please send proof of immunization to the school nurse where your child will be attending grade 11, and 12.
     

    Proof of immunization must be any 1 of the 3 items listed below:

    -          An immunization certificate signed by your health care provider

    -          Immunization Registry report (NYSIIS or CIR from NYC) from your health care provider or your county health department

    -          A blood test (titer) lab report that proves your child is immune to the diseases

    For varicella (chickenpox), a note from your health care provider (MD, NP, PA) which says your child had the disease is also acceptable.    

     

    Once again, please contact your health care provider as soon as possible to make sure that your child has all the needed immunizations for school attendance.