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2012‐2013 School Year School Entry Immunization Requirements

Make Sure Your Child is Ready for School!


At the end of every summer, there's a rush to buy new school clothes and shop for supplies. One thing that might slip your mind is making sure your child is up-to-date on their immunizations. The State of Indiana does require certain immunizations and does for school entry. Below is the list of required immunizations. Additional immunizations are recommended by the CDC, but are not currently required.

Required Immunizations

3 to 5 Years Old:
3 Hep B (Hepatitis B)
4 DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis)
3 Polio (Inactivated Polio)
1 MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella)
1 Varicella

Kindergarten to 2nd:
3 Hep B 5 DTaP 4 Polio* 2 MMR 2 Varicella

Grades 3 to 5:
3 Hep B
5 DTaP
4 Polio
1 Varicella

Grades 6 to 12:
3 Hep B
5 DTaP
4 Polio
2 Varicella
1 Tdap (Tetanus & Pertussis)
1 MCV (Meningococcal)

If you need immunizations and aren't sure where to go, the Marion County Health Department offers clinics located throughout the city. The clinics offer nursing services on a walk-in basis and immunizations services. Immunization services are available as a walk-in service and by appointment on certain days. Below is a list of clinic locations and contact information:

Northwest District
6940 North Michigan Road

Northeast District
6042 East 21st Street

South District
505 East National Avenue

Georgetown Office
3972 Georgetown Road

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