Immunizations and Physical Requirements

For information about free/low-cost immunization clinics, click here.

 

For information regarding the Summer Immunization Clinic held by the Logan High School, Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center, click here.  For information in Spanish, click here.

 

Immunization Requirements for Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Children will not be enrolled in school unless an immunization record is presented and immunizations are up-to-date.

POLIO

  • At least 3 doses
    If last dose was given after the 4th birthday, one more dose is required. (A total of 4 is sufficient given anytime.)

DPT

  • At least 4 doses
    If last dose was given after the 4th birthday, one more dose is required. (A total of 5 is sufficient given anytime.)

MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella)

  • 2 doses
    Both doses must be given on or after the 1st birthday. Second dose can be given one to three months after 1st dose.

HEPATITIS B

  • 3 doses
    A three-dose series which takes 6 months to complete
    .

VARICELLA (Chicken Pox)

  • 1 dose
    Required for all pre-K, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade students. (Written documentation from a physician of having had the illness may be used instead.)

Physical Requirements for Kindergartners
A physical exam including TB risk assessment and anemia testing should be done no sooner than 6 months prior to entering kindergarten (March 1, 2013). Any physical exam completed before this date cannot be used.

Physical Requirements for First Graders
A physical exam including TB risk assessment and anemia testing after March 1, 2013, will be required for enrollment. Any physical exam completed before this date cannot be used.The Child Health & Disability Prevention Program - (CHDP) provides FREE well check-ups to eligible children and youth in Alameda County. Call 510-441-9172 for information.

 

Immunization Requirements for Grades 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th

Children will not be enrolled in school unless an immunization record is presented and immunizations are up-to-date.

POLIO

  • At least 3 doses
    If last dose was given before the 4th birthday, one more dose is required. (A total of 4 is sufficient given anytime)

DPT

  • At least 4 doses (under the age of 7)
    If last dose was given before the 4th birthday, one more dose is required. (A total of 5 is sufficient given anytime.)
  • At least 3 doses (7 years and older)
    If last dose was given before the 2nd birthday, one more (Td) dose is required. (A total of 4 is sufficient given anytime.)

MMR

  • 2 doses
    Both doses must be given on or after the 1st birthday. Second dose can be given one to three months after 1st dose.

HEPATITIS B

  • 3 doses
    Three doses - Series takes 6 months to complete.

VARICELLA (Chicken Pox)

  • 1 dose required for all new students to California schools age 12 or under
    Two doses or written documentation from a doctor of having the illness.
  • 2 doses required if new to California schools and are age 13 or older

 Tdap (Pertussis/Whooping Cough)

  • Incoming 7th graders need to meet the Tdap requirement
Meets 7th – 12th Grade Requirement Vaccine When given?
YES, meets the requirement.
Tdap
Adacel
Boostrix
Given on or after the 7th birthday
NO, does not meet requirement.
Td
DECAVAC
TENIVAC
DT
DTaP or DTP given before the 7th birthday (usual age limit)
History of pertussis disease
Results of blood tests for immunity to pertussis
All children receive a dose of Tdap vaccine at age 10 years or older. Tdap vaccine given on or after the 7th birthday meets the new school requirement. A dose of DTaP or DTP given at age 7 years or older will also meet the requirement, but these vaccines are not licensed for use or recommended for children 7 years of age or older.
Immunization before the 7th birthday does not fulfill the requirement, even if given immediately before the 7th birthday.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Your child will be required to have the Hepatitis B series (a three-shot series that takes 6 months to complete) and a 2nd dose of a measles-containing vaccine (usually given as MMR) before entering the 7th grade.


Immunization Requirements for Grades 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th

Children will not be enrolled in school unless an immunization record is presented and immunizations are up-to-date.

POLIO

  • At least 3 doses
    If last dose was given before the 4th birthday, one more dose is required. (A total of 4 is sufficient given anytime.)

DPT

  • 4 doses

MMR

  • 1 dose
    Must be given on or after 1st birthday.

VARICELLA (Chicken Pox)

  • 1 dose required for all new students to California schools age 12 or under
    Required for all 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students, and all students new to California schools as of July, 1, 2001. Students 13 years or older need 2 doses of the Chicken Pox vaccine.
  • 2 doses required if new to California schools and are age 13 or older


11 through 15 year-olds

Children will not be enrolled in school unless an immunization record is presented and immunizations are up-to-date.

HEPATITIS B For 11-15 Year Olds

  • Either 2-dose Formulation (Adult) or 3 dose Formulation
    FDA approved 3-dose regimen vaccine manufactured by Merck & Co or SmithKline Beecham
    or
    2-dose regimen with the "adult" 10 mcg/dose vaccine manufactured by Merck & Co. (If certified by the health care provider that appropriate product was used for both doses)


Public Health Clinics

Union City

  • Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center
    33255 9th Street

    Union City, CA 94587

    (510) 471-5880
  • Logan Health Center
    1800 H Street

    Union City, CA 94587

    (510) 471-2520, Ext. 5503

Hayward

  • Silva Pediatric Clinic
    680 W. Tennyson Road

    Hayward, CA 94544

    (510) 782-4470
  • St. Rose Mobile Clinic
    27200 Calaroga Avenue

    Hayward, CA 94545

    (510) 264-4191
  • Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center
    22331 Mission Boulevard

    Hayward, CA 94541

    (510) 471-5886
  • Winton Wellness Center
    24100 Amador Street, Suite 250
    Hayward, CA 94544
    (510) 266-1700

Fremont

  • Tri-City Health Center
    39500 Liberty Street
    Fremont, CA 94538
    (510) 770-8040

Newark

  • Alameda County Medical Center
    6066 Civic Terrace Ave.

    Newark, CA 94560

    (510) 505-1600

Union City, Fremont, & Newark

  • Washington On Wheels (W.O.W.) Mobile Clinic
    Various locations – Call for schedule

    (510) 608-3203

The Child Health & Disability Prevention Program - (CHDP) provides FREE well check-ups to eligible children and youth in Alameda County. Call 510-441-9172 for information.

For more information call Centralized Enrollment at 510-489-4141, ext. 200