Immunization Requirements for Middle School
For school years 2012-13 and 2013-14
(NOTICE: The Denton County Health Dept. can no longer give immunizations to children who have private health insurance--they must get their vaccines from their primary doctor. Those children who have Medicaid can still get their vaccines from the Health Department.)
8th Grade--no additional vaccines are needed. 8th Graders MUST have received the three vaccines listed below for 7th Grade.
In addition to the vaccines listed below (see 4th - 6th Grade list), 7th graders need the following three (3) vaccines:
1) Td booster
2) 2nd Varicella (chicken pox)
4-5 doses of DTaP/DTP (4 doses meets the requirement if the 4th dose was received on or after the 4th birthday).
3-4 doses of Polio (3 doses meet the requirement if the 3rd dose was received on or after the 4th birthday)
2 doses of MMR
3 doses of Hepatitis B
1 dose of Varicella
Immunizations are available at the Denton County Health Department
306 North Loop 288
Hours Monday-Thursday 7am-11:30; 1pm-5:30pm
Friday 8am-11:30; 1pm-4:30pm
Closed daily for lunch 11:30am -1pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and holidays
Information for Parents who want to obtain a
Department of State Health Services Department of State Health Services
Immunization Branch (MC 1946) Immunization Branch
P.O. Box 149347 1100 West 49th Street
Austin, TX 78714-9347 Austin, TX 78756
Fax (512) 776-7544
Secure online request form for exemption affidavit:
Phone and email requests cannot be accepted.
A. Information on the form will include the child’s name and date of birth; a list of required vaccines for which exemptions may be requested; a statement for the requesting parent/guardian to indicate their relationship to the child; and an acknowledgement that the parent/guardian has read the attached information, "The Benefits and Risks of Vaccinations". Parents/guardians will then have to sign the form in front of a notary public.
Q. How many vaccine exemption affidavit forms can a parent or guardian request at one time?
A. Parents/guardians can request up to five vaccine exemption affidavit forms per child.