Immunization Requirements

Minnesota law requires children enrolled in school to be immunized against certain diseases or file a notarized legal, medical or conscientious exemption.

Please be sure your child's immunizations are up to date prior to the start of the school year.

Immunization Laws for Schools, Child Care and Early Childhood Programs 


Immunization Requirements to enter Kindergarten

    • 3 Hepatitis B
    • 5 Dtap (diptheria, tetanus, pertussis)
    • 4 Polio
    • 2 MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
    • 2 Varicella (chickenpox)


Immunization Requirements to enter 7th grade

  • all of the above, plus
  • 1 Tdap at age 11-12 (Booster shot) 
  • 1 Meningococcal

Coming new 2019-2020 school year: 

  • all 12th graders will need a booster Meningococcal

For more information on immunizations and how they work please visit: http://www.publichealth.org/public-awareness/understanding-vaccines/