6685 Poplar Ave. Suite 202
Germantown, TN 38138
Phone: 901-752-7900
Fax: 901-757-6479
Tennessee Department of Health Immunization Requirements for Public School
 
Children enrolling in Kindergarten:
• Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTaP, or DT if appropriate)
• Poliomyelitis (IPV or OPV): final dose on or after the 4th birthday required
• Hepatitis B (HBV)
• Hepatitis A: total of 2 doses, spaced at least 6 months apart
• Measles, Mumps, Rubella (2 doses of each, usually given together as MMR)
• Varicella (2 doses or history of disease)
 
All children entering 7th grade (including currently enrolled students):
• Verification of immunity to varicella: 2 doses or credible history of disease
• Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis booster (“Tdap”): evidence of one Tdap dose given any time before 7th grade entry is required regardless of Td history (2013 update)
 
 
Children who are new enrollees in a TN school in grades other than Kindergarten:
• Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTaP, or DT if appropriate)
• Poliomyelitis (IPV or OPV): final dose on or after the 4th birthday required
• Hepatitis B (HBV)
• Measles, Mumps, Rubella (2 doses of each, normally given together as MMR)
• Varicella (2 doses or credible history of disease)
• New students entering grades other than 7th grade are not required to have Tdap

For more on state-required immunization, please refer to the Immunization Requirements at the following website: http://www.gmsdschoolhealth.com/immunizations.html

Germantown Municipal School District 6685 Poplar Ave. Germantown, TN 38138 | Phone: 901-752-7900 | Fax: 901-757-6479
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