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DTaP Vaccine Mandates for Child Care and Elementary Schools

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State Childcare requirement Elementary school requirement
DTaP vaccine required? Number of DTaP vaccine doses required1 Date implemented DTaP vaccine required? Number of DTaP vaccine doses required1 Date implemented
Alabama Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Alaska Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Arizona Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Arkansas Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4 Longstanding
California Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Colorado Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Connecticut Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4 Longstanding
Delaware Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Dist of Columbia Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 5 Longstanding
Florida Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Georgia Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Hawaii Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Idaho Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Illinois Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4 or more Longstanding
Indiana Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Iowa Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Kansas Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Kentucky Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Louisiana Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Maine Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Maryland Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4 Longstanding
Massachusetts Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Michigan Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4 Longstanding
Minnesota Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Mississippi Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Missouri Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4 or more Longstanding
Montana Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Nebraska Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 3 Longstanding
Nevada Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
New Hampshire Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
New Jersey Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
New Mexico Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
New York Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
North Carolina Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
North Dakota Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Ohio Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Oklahoma Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Oregon Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 5 Longstanding
Pennsylvania Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4 Longstanding
Rhode Island Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 5 Longstanding
South Carolina Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4 Longstanding
South Dakota Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4 or more Longstanding
Tennessee Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Texas Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Utah Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
Vermont Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 5 Longstanding
Virginia Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4 Longstanding
Washington Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
West Virginia Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4 Longstanding
Wisconsin Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4 Longstanding
Wyoming Yes Age appropriate Longstanding Yes 4-5 Longstanding
1 Children that begin the DTaP vaccine series at a later age require fewer doses. Contact state health departments for details since this information varies by state.
If you have updated information concerning this table, please call (651) 647-9009 or email admin@immunize.org This table was compiled by the Immunization Action Coalition using information provided by state health departments.
This page was updated on December 12, 2019.
This page was reviewed on December 12, 2019.
 
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