Preparing for the coming school year requires a lot of planning. From purchasing school supplies to organizing transportation. And making an appointment with your pediatrician for immunizations is another must before the school year begins. The Code of Virginia requires proof of vaccination for children entering daycare, private school, or public school before enrolling. And with other required vaccines needed at various ages, it’s hard to keep it all straight. Check out the vaccination schedules below for a better sense of what to expect. Keep in mind, that this does not mean each vaccine is provided in one shot. It’s common that multiple vaccines are provided in one combination shot. Continue reading to learn more about the minimum requirements for certain required vaccines.
For any additional questions about vaccines, speak to your pediatrician.
Vaccination Schedule Birth – 6 Years Old
Vaccination Schedule 7 – 18 Years Old
Minimum Requirement Vaccines
The Virginia Department of Health has a list of minimum requirements for immunizations. Expand each vaccine below to learn more about it’s minimum requirement.
Sources: Virginia Department of Health