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Childhood Vaccination

Here parents/guardians can find information about vaccine schedules for children, vaccine requirements for schools in Philadelphia, and information about the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program.

Vaccine Schedules for Children and Adolescents:

Vaccine Requirements for the School District of Philadelphia:

For attendance in all grades (K-12) your child must have:

  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, & acellular Pertussis (DTap) – 5 doses*
  • Polio (IPV) – 4 doses**
  • Measles, Mumps, & Rubella (MMR) – 2 doses
  • Hepatitis B (HepB) – 3 doses
  • Varicella (VZV) – 2 doses

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