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School Immunizations:  Is Your Child Ready for School?

To go to school in Minnesota, students must show they’ve received immunization against a number of diseases or file a legal exemption with the school.  Documentation of immunization or exemption must be submitted to the school before school begins.

 

Required Immunizations:

Kindergarten - Age 6: 5 doses of DTaP, 4 Polio, 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B and 2 Varicella (chickenpox vaccine)

 

Age 7 - 6th Grade: At least 3 doses of diphtheria and tetanus, 3 Polio, 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B and 2 Varicella (chickenpox vaccine)

 

7th - 11th Grade: At least 3 doses of diphtheria and tetanus (including 1 Tdap), 3 Polio, 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B, 2 Varicella (chickenpox vaccine) and 1 Meningococcal

 

12th Grade: At least 3 doses of diphtheria and tetanus (including 1 Td/Tdap), 3 Polio, 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B and 2 Varicella (chickenpox vaccine)

Click here to learn more about required school immunizations.
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