NEW:  School Immunization Requirements for 2016-17

The Philadelphia Board of Health requires the following vaccinations for children attending any K-12 school (public, parochial, private and charter) in the city:

  • Diphtheria
  • Hepatitis B
  • Measles
  • Meningococcal
  • Mumps
  • Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
  • Polio
  • Rubella (German Measles)
  • Tetanus
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)

Click here for the full list of required immunizations for the 2016-17 school year:

The Philadelphia Vaccines for Children (VFC) program can help uninsured and underinsured families obtain school required vaccines.

Immunization requirements for school may differ for other Pennsylvania counties. Click here to see the requirements for the rest of the state.