Immunization Requirements

Click here for the 2018-2019 Missouri School Immunization Requirements

*New Missouri School Immunization Requirements effective 2016-2017 school year and thereafter!

Meningococcal: Menactra

Is required for:
  • All adolescents over the age of 11 and a second vaccination over the age of 16
  • All students entering 8th grade are required to have one Meningococcal vaccine
  • All students entering 12th grade are required to have two doses of Meningococcal vaccine unless the first dose is administered on or after the age of 16, then only one dose is required.

Tdap (tetanus diphtheria and pertussis): Adacel/Boostrix

Is required for all incoming 8th graders and all students 9th through 12 grades who have not previously received the vaccine.

Remember your student will not be allowed to begin school unless he/she is fully immunized. According to Missouri Law, students must have shots completed or proof that they are in progress to be compliant with this law.

Contact your school Nurse/Health Aide or the Jackson County Health Department at (816) 404-6415 if you have any questions.

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