This chart summarizes the vaccine requirements in Title 25 Health Services, §§ 97.61-97.72 of the Texas Administrative Code. This chart is not intended as a substitute for consulting the Texas Administrative code, which has other provisions and details. http://info.sos.state.tx.us/pls/pub/readtac$ext.ViewTAC?tac_view=5&ti=25&pt=1&ch=97&sch=B&rl=Y
***All vaccine doses administered up to and including 4 days before the minimum interval of age will satisfy school entry immunization requirements
Serologic confirmation of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, or Varicella or serologic evidence of infection is acceptable in place of vaccine.
2 Other schedules may apply.
3 Does not need a dose of Polio after the 4th birthday IF 4 doses of clearly documented combination IPV and OPV were given before 4 years of age.
4 2 doses of adult formulation Hepatitis B (Recombivax) administered to a child 11-15 years old are acceptable if manufacturer and mL are clearly documented.
5 Two doses of Varicella are required if student received the first dose on or after 13 years of age. Previous Chickenpox illness may be documented with a written statement from a physician, school nurse, or the child's parent or guardian containing wording such as: "This is to verify that (name of student) had Varicella disease (chickenpox) on or about (date) and does not need Varicella vaccine." This written statement will be acceptable in place of any and all Varicella vaccine doses required.
6 Doses of DTaP/Polio administered the month of or prior to the 4th birthday are acceptable for students in 10th -12th grade (students enrolled in school prior to 8/1/04).
7 Polio vaccine is not required for students 18 years or older.
NOTE: This Reference Guide is subject to change depending on immunization requirement changes made by DSHS after the revision date.