Required Immunizations for Grades Kindergarten - 12

Absences Recommended Program Immunizations Requirements

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(from Exhibit B - Hawaii Immunization & Examination Requirements for School Entry, Table 2 - See 'Table 4 - Exceptions' )
Vaccine
Number of Doses
DTaP or DTP
5
Polio (IPV or OPV)
4
Measles, Mumps, Rubella
2*
Hepatitus B
3**
Varicella (chickenpox)
1 or 2 ***
DTaP=Diptheria-Tetanus-acellular Pertussis; Polio=IPV or OPV; IPV=Inactivated polio vaccine; OPV=Oral polio vaccine;


*2 doses of measles vaccine are required, with at least one of the two being MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine.

**3 doses of hepatitus B vaccine are required for school attendance for all students born after december 1992 and for 7th grade attendance.

***2 doses of varicella vaccine are required if the first dose is administered on or after the 13th birthday.

Required Immunizations for 7th Grade attendance *

(from Exhibit B - Hawaii Immunization & Examination Requirements for School Entry, Table 3 - See 'Table 4 - Exceptions' )
Vaccine
Number of Doses
Hepatitus B
3
Measles, Mumps, Rubella
2**
Varicella (chickenpox)
1 or 2 ***

*In addition to meeting the K-12 Immunization Requirements upon first school attendance listed in Table 2(first table on this page), all students must show evidence of receiving these immunizations prior to 7th grade attendance. Students who received these vaccines in infancy or childhood do not need to be re-immunized, however, all doses must meet the minimum age and interval requirements specified in Table 5.

**Two doses of measles vaccine are required, with at least one of the twobeinig MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine.

***2 doses of varicella vaccine are required if the first dose is administered on or after the 13th birthday.

If you have had chickenpox -we must have a physicians signature verifying the date.

Tuberculin skin test (TB) - No charge at Kane‘ohe Nursing Office, phone: 233-5450.

Student can not be enrolled without proof of a negative TB test.

Tuberculosis Clearance (T.B.) - No charge at Kaneohe Nursing Office, phone: 233-5450.

1. Must be completed within one year before first entrance into school in Hawaii, (preschool or K to 12).

2. The Tuberculin test (Mantoux) must be be performed by a U.S. licensed Medical Doctor (M.D.), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), Advanced Practive Registered Nurse (APRN). Physician's Assistant (PA), or Hawaii Department of Health.

3. Student will not be allowed to register without proof of negative T.B. test. The certicate must include:

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Updated on August 28, 2009