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Immunization Requirements
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Friday, August 31, 2018
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All vaccinations must be current by September 17, 2018.  All students that are age 11, age 16, or in 7th grade are encouraged to review the Arkansas Required Immunization Chart.  Please send all immunization records to your school nurse. 

The Arkansas State Board of Health has revised and clarified the immunization requirements under Ark. Code Ann. §§ 20-7-109, 6-18-702, 6-60-501-504, and 20-78-206. The updated requirements for entrance into Kindergarten and grades 1st thru 12th are as follows:

 

ALL STUDENTS K-12

·     4 doses of DTP/DT/Td/DTaP/Tdap, with 1 dose on or after the 4th birthday.


ALL STUDENTS K-12th

·     3 doses of Polio vaccine, with 1 dose on or after the 4th birthday.


ALL STUDENTS K-12th

·     2 doses of MMR (measles, mumps, rubella), with 1st dose on or after 1st birthday.


ALL STUDENTS K-12th

·     3 doses of Hepatitis B vaccine.


ALL STUDENTS K-12th

·     2 doses of Varicella with 1st dose on or after 1st birthday. (Physician documentation only for history of disease will be accepted).


KINDERGARTEN AND 1ST GRADE

·     Kindergarten and 1st grade students will be required to have 1 dose of Hepatitis A.

 

ANY STUDENT AGE 11 AND OVER

·     ALL students 11 years and older by September 1st of each year will be required to have a Tdap vaccination.

·     All 7th Graders will be required to have one dose of MCV4 (Meningococcal) vaccine with asecond dose administered at age 16. If not vaccinated prior to age 16 years, 1 dose is required for all students who are age 16 on or before September 1st of each year.

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