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Immunization Requirements

The State of Iowa requires all students to have a current immunization record on file for each student. Recently, in 2009 and again in 2013 the state made changes to the immunizations requirements so it is important to note that certain vaccines many now be required for your child.  
Preschool Requirements:
  • 4 doses Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis
  • 3 doses Polio
  • 3 doses Hib with the final dose in the series > 12 months of age  or 1 dose received > 15 months of age.
  • 1 dose Measles/Rubella > 12 months of age. ( MMR)
  • 1 dose Varicella > 12 months of age or  history of natural disease.(Chicken Pox)
  • 4 doses Pneumococcal; with one dose > 12 months of age
Kindergarten Requirements:
  • Dental Screening
  • 5 doses Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis with 1 dose received > 4 years of age 
  • 4 doses Polio with 1 dose received > 4 years of age.
  • 2 doses Measles/Rubella; the first dose at 12-18 months of age, second dose prior to Kindergarten
  • 3 doses Hepatitis B if born on or after July 1, 1994.
  • 2 doses Varicella;  the first dose at 12-18 months, second dose prior to Kindergarten unless the applicant has a reliable history of natural disease.
7th grade Requirement *NEW* in 2013: 
  • 1 booster dose of Tdap (tetanus, and pertussis).  
  • 1 booster dose of Meningococcal Vaccine
  • All students entering into 7th grade will be required to have these doses to have a current and compliant immunization record here at school. 
9th grade
12th grade
  • 1 booster dose of Meningococcal Vaccine
**If you have any questions, please call the school or email tlindberg@oabcig.org.