Immunizations

Immunization and Record Requirements for Children Entering or Attending School, Child Care, Family Day Care and/or Preschool


IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL YEAR 2014-2015

Required Vaccines for Pre-K Entry

Required Vaccines for Childcare Entry
Required Vaccines for K-12

Keeping track of your child’s shot record has never been easier. Please visit FLORIDA SHOTS to sign up.

Forms Required for Immunization Documentation:

  • Department of Health Form 680
  • Ask your doctor, clinic or the Miami-Dade County Health Department for the Department of Health Form 680 for you. Don't forget to take your child's immunization record with you.

Click here to see an updated CDC 2012 immunization schedule for children ages 0 through 18 years of age.
» Video for parents about childhood immunizations



Immunizations Required for Child Care and/or Family Day Care (up-to-date for age):

  • Diphtheria – Tetanus – Pertussis Series
  • Haemophilus Influenzae type b (Hib) Series
  • Measles – Mumps – Rubella (MMR) after first birthday
  • Polio Series
  • Varicella
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (Prevnar®)
  • Rotavirus*

Immunizations Required for Preschool Entry (age-appropriate doses as are medically indicated):

  • Diphtheria – Tetanus – Pertussis Series
  • Haemophilus Influenzae type b (Hib) Series
  • Hepatitis B Series
  • Measles – Mumps – Rubella (MMR)
  • Polio Series
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (Prevnar®)  
  • Varicella

Immunizations Required for Kindergarten Entry:

  • Diphtheria – Tetanus – Pertussis Series
  • Hepatitis B Series
  • Measles – Mumps – Rubella (two doses of Measles vaccine, preferably as MMR)
  • Polio Series
  • Varicella

 

Immunizations Required for 7th Grade Entry:

  • Tetanus – Diphtheria – Pertussis Booster (Tdap)
  • Hepatitis B Series (if not completed prior to 7th grade entry)
  • Second Dose of Measles Vaccine (preferably MMR vaccine) - if not completed prior to 7th grade entry

The following vaccines are recommended, but not required for school or childcare entry:

Rotavirus Vaccine (childcare only - up to 32 months of age)

  • Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV)
  • Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine
  • Influenza Vaccine                   


For more information, contact the Miami-Dade County Health Department or your private physician

Miami-Dade County Health Department
Epidemiology, Disease Control and Immunization Services
Telephone: (305) 470-5660
Fax: (786) 845-0598
TTD: (786) 845 0576
www.dadehealth.org


To make an appointment, please call (786) 845-0550.

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