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Immunization Action Coalition

State Information

State mandates on immunization and vaccine-preventable diseases

DTaP/Td/Tdap Meningococcal Varicella
Hepatitis A MMR Exemptions
Hepatitis B Pneumococcal - PCV Pharmacists -- vax laws
Hib Pneumococcal - PPSV Other resources
Influenza Polio    
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Hepatitis A

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State mandates for daycare and K-12
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Hepatitis B

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State mandates for daycare and K-12
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State mandates for colleges and universities
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Hib

CDC INFORMATION
Requirements for childcare
The data in these reports are provided by state immunization programs through the annual school assessment report submitted to CDC by April 30 each year.
Please contact the state-specific point of contact for more detailed information.
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Influenza

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State mandates for long-term care facilities
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State mandates for childcare
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Meningococcal

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State mandates for colleges and universities
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State mandates for elementary and secondary schools
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MMR

CDC INFORMATION
Requirements for childcare
The data in these reports are provided by state immunization programs through the annual school assessment report submitted to CDC by April 30 each year.
Please contact the state-specific point of contact for more detailed information.
Requirements for kindergarten
The data in these reports are provided by state immunization programs through the annual school assessment report submitted to CDC by April 30 each year.
Please contact the state-specific point of contact for more detailed information.
Requirements for middle school
The data in these reports are provided by state immunization programs through the annual school assessment report submitted to CDC by April 30 each year.
Please contact the state-specific point of contact for more detailed information.
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Pneumococcal (PCV)

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State mandates for daycare
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Pneumococcal (PPSV)

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State mandates for long-term care facilities
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Polio

CDC INFORMATION
Requirements for childcare
The data in these reports are provided by state immunization programs through the annual school assessment report submitted to CDC by April 30 each year.
Please contact the state-specific point of contact for more detailed information.
Requirements for kindergarten
The data in these reports are provided by state immunization programs through the annual school assessment report submitted to CDC by April 30 each year.
Please contact the state-specific point of contact for more detailed information.

DTap/Td/Tdap

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Tdap booster requirements for secondary schools
This table was compiled by IAC using information provided by state health departments.
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CDC INFORMATION
DTaP requirements for childcare
The data in these reports are provided by state immunization programs through the annual school assessment report submitted to CDC by April 30 each year.
Please contact the state-specific point of contact for more detailed information.
DTaP requirements for kindergarten
The data in these reports are provided by state immunization programs through the annual school assessment report submitted to CDC by April 30 each year.
Please contact the state-specific point of contact for more detailed information.
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Varicella (chickenpox)

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Two-dose requirements for child care and schools
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State mandates daycare and K-12
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Exemptions

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Exemptions permitted for state immunization requirements
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Personal belief exemptions for vaccination put people at risk. Examine the evidence for yourself.
Journal articles that provide evidence that personal belief exemptions play a role in vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks;
includes citations, summaries, key findings, and links to abstracts.
CDC INFORMATION
Exemptions allowed for childcare and school mandates
The data in these reports are provided by state immunization programs through the annual school assessment report submitted to CDC by April 30 each year.
Please contact the state-specific point of contact for more detailed information.
INSTITUTE FOR VACCINE SAFETY, JOHNS HOPKINS BLOOMBERG SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Map of US states allowing religious, personal belief, or medical exemptions
Religious exemptions and personal belief exemptions for daycare and school
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY & CITY HEALTH OFFICIALS
Eliminating Personal Belief Exemptions from Immunization Requirements for Child Care and School Attendance
NACCHO Statement of Policy
NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF STATE LEGISLATURES INFORMATION
States with religious and philosophical exemptions from school immunization requirements
Table of religious and philosophical exemptions by state, with links to statutes
PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES SOCIETY
A Statement Regarding Personal Belief Exemption from Immunization Mandates
Position statement from the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS)
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Pharmacists

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States authorizing pharmacists to vaccinate
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Other Resources

CDC INFORMATION
Childcare and School Immunization State Requirements
Each year, states and other grantees are asked to provide an update of any changes in childcare and school entry
vaccination requirements. This annual update reflects state laws, regulations, or rules that impose vaccination requirements
for enrollment and attendance in childcare facilities, kindergartens, middle schools, and colleges. Allowable vaccination
exemptions are included.
Please contact the state-specific point of contact for more detailed information.
School and Child Care Center Assessments
These state-based surveys are the primary source of information on vaccination coverage of children in childcare,
kindergarten, and middle school.
State Immunization Laws for Healthcare Workers and Patients
Summarizes state immunization laws for healthcare workers, correctional inmates/residents,
hospital inpatients and developmentally disabled facility residents, including administration, assessment and reporting
ASTHO INFORMATION
State Immunization Legislation Resources
Tracking of state immunization legislation, current immunization laws, and other resources
Source: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
NCSL INFORMATION
School Requirements
Source: National Conference of State Legislatures
This page was updated on July 29, 2014
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This website is supported in part by a cooperative agreement from the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (Grant No. 5U38IP000290) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA. The website content is the sole responsibility of IAC and does not necessarily represent the official views of CDC.