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Utah Immunization Rule for Students R396-100

All children who attend school are required to provide proof of immunization, an exemption, or proof of immunity against a disease for which vaccination is required.  Students must be on track for completing missing immunizations. 

School Entry Requirement:


  • DTP:  3-4 vaccines (depending on age)

  • Polio:  3-4 vaccines (depending on age)

  • MMR:  1 vaccine (must be given after the 1st birthday)

  • HIB:  3-4 vaccines (depending on age)

  • Hepatitis B:  3 vaccines

  • Hepatitis A:  2 vaccines

  • Varicella:  1 vaccine

  • Pneumococcal:  3-4 vaccines (depending on age)

Kindergarten and Grades 1-6:

  • 5 DTP (4 doses if 4th dose was given on/after the 4th birthday)
  • 4 Polio (3 doses if 3rd dose was given on/after the 4th birthday)
  • 2 MMR (first does must be given on/after the 1st birthday)
  • 2 Hepatitis A
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 2 Varicella (history of chickenpox is acceptable, but only if parents provide the school with a document signed by a healthcare provider as proof of immunity)

Grades 7-12:

  • All the vaccines listed under grades K-6 above, AND:
  • 1 Tdap
  • 1 Meningococcal

Summit County Health Department Immunization Clinic:

By appointment only: 435-333-1500.  The clinic is located at 650 Round Valley Drive.  Financial assistance may be available.  Se habla Español.

Immunization Exemption:

Conditional enrollment and exclusion criteria are outlined in the Utah Immunization Rule.  A student may be exempt from immunizations for medical, religious, or personal reasons. 

Proof of immunity to disease(s) can be accepted in place of vaccination only if a document from a licensed healthcare provider stating the student previously contracted the disease is presented to the school.

For personal and religious reasons, an online Immunization Education Module (opt-out form) needs to be completed by the legal guardian.  The exemption certificate MUST be turned in to the school and renewed per the  Utah State Immunization Exemption Information guidelines.

Medical exemptions require a note from the student's licensed healthcare provider.

For questions about school immunizations,  please contact the School Nurse.