The New Jersey State Department of Health has mandated minimum immunization requirements effective September 1, 1975. All pupils attending the New Jersey Schools are required to show proof of immunization against the following diseases:
        •     Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Tetanus (DPT/DTaP) (4 doses)
        •     Polio Vaccine (3 doses; 4 doses if 3rd dose given before 4th  birthday)
        •     Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) (2 doses)
        •     Hepatitis B (3 doses)
        •     A Mantoux tuberculin skin test administered between the ages  of 4-6

Students transferring from another state without a valid Mantoux tuberculin test may be tested.

Students who transfer from another country are required to have a valid Mantoux tuberculin test.


Immunization Requirement for Children Entering Pre-Kindergarten programs Not Previously Immunized:


Visit Number
Child Shall receive at each physician visit
Interval between Immunizations
1
1 DTP/DTaP (Diptheria/Tetanus/Pertussis)
1 Polio (IPV)
1 dose Hepatitis B

Provisional status granted
2
1 DTP/DTaP (Diptheria/Tetanus/Pertussis)
1 Polio (IPV)
1 dose Hepatitis B


2 months
3
1 DTP/DTaP (Diptheria/Tetanus/Pertussis)
1 dose Hepatitis B
1 dose Hib
1 MMR (Measles Mumps/Rubella)
1 dose Varicella (or documented history of infection)




2 months
Totals
3 doses DTaP (4th dose on or after fourth birthday)
3 doses Polio (IPV)
1 dose Hib
1 dose MMR
3 doses Hepatitis B
1 dose Varicella (or documented history of  infection)


10 to 12 months to complete all required vaccines