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This information is provided to you by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Website: CDPHE School-Required Vaccines
Colorado law (Board of Health rule 6 CCR 1009-2) requires all students attending Colorado schools and licensed child cares to be vaccinated against certain diseases, unless an exemption is filed. The minimum number and spacing of doses is set forth in the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedules. Meeting the initial vaccine requirements does not excuse a student from meeting additional requirements. In addition to the vaccines required for school entry, there are several vaccines recommended by the ACIP that provide protection against other diseases. These include Meningococcal, Hepatitis A, Rotavirus, Human papillomavirus and Influenza.
Below are the vaccines required for students attending Colorado licensed child cares and schools.
Vaccines required to enter child care
Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTap).
Haemophilus influenzatype b (Hib).
Inactivated poliovirus (IPV).
Pneumococcal conjugate (PCV13).
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR).
Varicella (chicken pox).
Vaccines required to enter school (K-12)
Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTap).*
Inactivated poliovirus (IPV).*
Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR).*
Varicella (chicken pox).*
Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap).**
*Students 4 through 6 years of age are required to have their final doses of DTaP, IPV,MMR and Varicella prior to kindergarten entry.
**Students are required to have Tdap prior to entry into 6th grade. One dose of Tdap is required for 6th through 12th grades.
Medical or Non-Medical Exemptions
Colorado law requires all students attending Colorado schools and licensed child cares to be vaccinated against certain diseases unless a medical or non-medical exemption is filed. For more information about vaccine requirements, resources and exemptions, please visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s Immunization Information page https://cdphe.colorado.gov/public-immunization-information
Medical Health Plans
Medical Health Plans are needed for students that have medical diagnosis' that are needed to be managed by a medical provider. These include Asthma, Allergy/Anaphylaxis, Medication Permission Forms.
Please see the following forms that will need to be completed if your child is needing to medications during the school day. We can not provide medications that do not have a provider's order with the medication, and we do not carry medications in the nurse's office.
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