FAQ for the Governor's Vaccine Announcement
  • Vaccinations

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) strongly recommends COVID-19 vaccination for all eligible people in California, including teachers, staff, students, adults, and those sharing homes with high-risk individuals. The COVID-19 vaccination is not currently required to attend school in California.

    Current required school immunizations

    As of July 1, 2019

    Immunizations required to enter Kindergarten: 

    • Polio
    • Diphtheria
    • Tetanus & Pertussis (DTaP)
    • Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)
    • Hepatitis B
    • Varicella (Chickenpox) 

    Immunizations required to enter 7th grade: 

    • Tetanus
    • Diphtheria & Pertussis booster (Tdap)
    • Varicella (Chickenpox)