PBC Immunization Requirements SY18-19

PBC Immunization Requirements SY 18-19
Posted on 07/23/2018

Palm Beach County

Childhood Immunization Requirements

School Year 2018-2019

Florida Certificate of Immunization, Form DH 680 is the only document that the schools are permitted to accept as proof of immunization.

Kindergarten – 12th  Grade

  • Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTaP) – 5 doses
  • Polio (OPV or IPV) – 3, 4 or 5 doses (the last one after age 4 for K)
  • Measles/Mumps/Rubella – 2 doses (usually given as 2 doses MMR)
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B) – 3 doses

Kindergarten – 10th  Grade

Varicella – 2 doses or provider verification of Chickenpox disease history on form DH 680

11th – 12th  Grade

  • Varicella – 1 dose or provider verification of Chickenpox disease history on form DH 680

    7th – 12th  Grades

  • Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis booster (Tdap) – 1 dose

Pre-K Programs (age appropriate doses as indicated)

  • Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis – (DTaP)
  • Polio (OPV or IPV)
  • Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)
  • Haemophilus Influenza type B (Hib)
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B)
  • Varicella (VZV)

Licensed Child Care Facilities and Family Day Care Homes

Children entering or attending Licensed Child Care Facilities and Family Day Care Homes shall have received as many of the following age-appropriate immunizations as are medically indicated in accordance with the current Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule:

  • Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTaP)
  • Polio (OPV or IPV)
  • Measles/Mumps/Rubella
  • Varicella
  • Haemophilus Influenzae type B (Hib)
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate (Prevnar) for children age 2 to 59 months
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B) (Recommended)
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