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APPENDIX C: CHILD CARE IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

 

Recommended by Arkansas Department of Health and Required by the Department of Human Services, Child Care Licensing Division

AGE DTaP/DTP/DT POLIO Hib HEPATITIS B MMR****
0-2 months None None None None
(1-2 possible)
None
3-4 months 1 dose 1 dose 1 dose 1 dose(2 doses possible) None
5-6 months 2 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months 2 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months 2 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months 2 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months None
7-12 months 3 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months 2-3 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months 2-3 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months 2 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months None
13-15 months 3 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months 2-3 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months 3-4 doses with last dose on/ after1 st birthday or 1 dose on/after 15 months of age 2 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months None (1 dose possible)
16-18 months 3 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months 2-3 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months 3-4 doses with last dose on/ after 1st birthday or 1 dose on/after 15 months of age 2 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months 1 dose
19-48 months 4 doses or 3rd dose within last 6 months or 1 dose within last 2 months 3 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months 3-4 doses with last dose on/ after 1st birthday or 1 dose on/after 15 months of age 3 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months (required for all children born on/after 11/22/91 )
1 dose
49-72 months 5 doses* or 4th dose within last 6 months** or 1 dose within last 2 months or3 doses with last dose on/after 4th birthday 4 doses*** or 1 dose within last 2 months or 3 doses with last dose on/after 4th birthday 3-4 doses with last dose on/after 1st birthday or 1 dose on/after 15 months of age(not required on/after 5th birthday 3 doses or 1 dose within last 2 months (not required unless born on/after 11/22/91)
1 dose

Footnotes:

* 5th DTaPlDTP/DT (Preschool dose) must be given on/after 4th birthday.

** Interval between 4th(DTaP/DTP/DT) and 5th (DTaP/DTP/DT) should be at least 6 months.

*** If 4th primary dose administered on/after 4th birthday, no pre-school needed.

**** MMR must be given on/after 1st birthday.


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