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Tdap Vaccine Mandates for Elementary and Secondary Schools

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An empty box in this table indicates a "NO" answer
State Tdap Mandate Who is covered? Implementation date
Alabama Yes Gr 6 SY 2010–11
Alaska Yes see footnote 1 July 2009
Arizona Yes Gr 6 SY 2008–09
Arkansas Yes Age >11 yrs 9/1/2014
California Yes Gr 7 SY 2011–12
Colorado Yes Gr 6-12 SY 2007–08
Connecticut Yes Gr 7 August 2011
Delaware Yes Gr 9 SY 2016-17
Dist. of Columbia Yes Gr 6-12 SY 2008–09
Florida Yes Gr 7 SY 2009–10
Georgia Yes DOB >1/1/2002 in Gr 7; new entrants Gr 8-12 SY 2014–15
Hawaii Yes Gr 7 and new entrants Gr 8-12  SY 2020-21
Idaho Yes Gr 7 SY 2011–12
Illinois Yes Gr 6, 9 SY 2012–13
Indiana Yes Gr 6–12 SY 2010–11
Iowa Yes DOB > 9/15/2000 in Gr 7–12 SY 2013–14
Kansas Yes Students age 12 yrs > 9/1/09 SY 2009-10
Kentucky Yes Gr 6 July 2011
Louisiana Yes Gr 6 SY 2009–10
Maine Yes  Gr 7 SY 2017-18
Maryland Yes Gr 7 Sept 2014
Massachusetts Yes Gr 7 SY 2011–12
Michigan Yes Gr 7‡ Jan 2010
Minnesota Yes Gr 7 SY 2014–15
Mississippi Yes Gr 7 SY 2012–13
Missouri Yes Tdap: Gr 8 SY 2010–11
Montana Yes Gr 7–12 SY 2015–16
Nebraska Yes Gr 7 July 2010
Nevada Yes Gr 7 July 2008
New Hampshire Yes Students age 11 yrs SY 2009–10
New Jersey Yes Gr 6 SY 2008–09
New Mexico Yes Gr 7 SY 2007–08
New York Yes Gr 6–12 Sept 2007
North Carolina Yes Gr 7 or age 12 yrs (whichever is first) SY 2015–16
North Dakota Yes Gr 7 SY 2014–15
Gr 8-12 SY 2018-19    
Ohio Yes Gr 7–9 SY 2012–13
Oklahoma Yes Gr 7 SY 2011–12
Oregon Yes Gr 7 SY 2008–09
Pennsylvania Yes Gr 7 SY 2011–12
Rhode Island Yes Gr 7 Aug 2009
South Carolina Yes Gr 7 SY 2013–14
South Dakota Yes Gr 6 SY 2016-17
Tennessee Yes Gr 7 October 2010
Texas Yes Gr 7 SY 2009–10
Utah Yes Gr 7 SY 2007–08
Vermont Yes Gr 7 August 2008
Virginia Yes Gr 7 7/2006 & 7/2019
Washington Yes Gr 6 July 2007
West Virginia Yes Gr 7, 12 SY 2012–13
Wisconsin Yes Gr 6, 9, 12 SY 2008–09
Wyoming Yes Gr 7 Sy 2010–11
Signifies progressive implementation in successive grades (e.g., Gr 7 in 2010; Gr 7 & 8 in 2011)..
Also applies to students age 11–18 years changing school districts
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 January 20, 2020.
This page was reviewed on January 20, 2020.
 
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