List of Required Shots for Back to School 2012 Clark County Nevada

Here is the list of required shots for back to school 2012:

To register for school in Clark County Nevada your child will need the following shots:

  • Minimum of 4 DTap/DTP doses: Final dose must be on or after the 4th birthday.

 

  • Minimum of 3 Polio doses: Final dose must be on or after the 4th birthday.

 

  • Two MMR doses: 1st dose must be on or after the 1st birthday. 1st and 2nd dose must be separated by at least 28 days.

 

  • One Tdap dose: A child enrolling in 7th grade is required to have 1 Tdap (Bordetella Pertussis) regardless of when the last Tetanus (Td) was given. The < 5 year rule since the last Tetanus no longer applies.

 

  • Two Hepatitis A doses: 2nd dose must be given at least 6 months after the 1st dose. (Required for students new to Nevada or District after July 1, 2002.)

 

  • Three Hepatitis B doses: Must have a minimum of 4 months between 1st and 3rd dose and > 6 months old when 3rd dose was given. (Required for students new to Nevada or District after July 1, 2002.)

 

  • Two Chicken Pox (Varicella) doses: 1st dose on or after 1st birthday. 1st and 2nd dose must be separated by at least 28 days if age 13 years of age or older. Minimum interval of 3 months between doses 1 and 2 if age is less than 13 years. (Required for students new to Nevada or District after July 2, 2011). Physician verification of past disease required for Varicella vaccine exemption.

Check out the shot clinics offered through the Southern Nevada Health Department clinics. 

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