In Utah, kindergarteners and 7th graders have to be up to date on their immunizations before they can start school.

If your child is not up to date, schedule an appointment now to beat the rush in August. Because of high demand, it is often hard to fit in last minute appointments.

To attend kindergarten, a student must have written proof of receiving the following immunizations:

  • 5 DTP/DTaP/DT – 4 doses if 4th dose was given on/after the 4th birthday
  • 4 Polio – 3 doses if 3rd dose was given on/after the 4th birthday
  • 2 Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 2 Hepatitis A
  • 1 Varicella (Chickenpox) – history of disease is acceptable, parent must sign verification statement on school immunization record.

To attend the 7th grade, a student must have written proof of receiving the following immunizations:

  • 1 Tdap
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 1 Varicella (Chickenpox) – history of disease is acceptable, parent must sign verification statement on school immunization record.

Kindergarten through Grade 12 – ALL students Kindergarten through grade 12 are required to have two doses of the MMR vaccine.

NOTE: Effective July 1, 2015, kindergarten and seventh grade entry students will be required to have two doses of the chickenpox vaccine.

More information on school and childcare immunization requirements

 


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