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Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services 173 NAC 3
Students enrolling for the first time (kindergarten or 1sr grade, depending on the school district’s entering grade),enrolling in 7th grade, and all transfer students from outside the state regardless of the grade they are entering are considered immunized if they have received:
3 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, or Td vaccine with at least 1 dose given no earlier than 4 days before 4 years of age;
3 doses of polio vaccine;
2 doses of MMR vaccine;
2 doses of pediatric hepatitis B vaccine, or, if the alternate hepatitis B
Vaccination schedule is used , 2 doses of a licensed adult hepatitis B vaccine specified for adolescents 11-15 years of age; and
1 dose of varicella vaccine given before the 13th birthday, or 2 doses of varicella vaccine with the first dose given after the 13th birthday and the second dose given no less than 28 days later. Beginning July 1, 2011 and thereafter, 2 doses of varicella vaccine.
Beginning July 2010 and thereafter, students enrolling in 7th grade must provide evidence of having 1 booster dose of a tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine given after 10 years of age.
3-008.01C All other students are considered immunized if they have received:
3 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, or Td vaccine, with at least 1 dose given no earlier than 4 days before 4 years of age;
3 dose of polio vaccine;
2 doses of MMR vaccine given no earlier than 4 days before the first birthday and the 2 doses separated by at least 28 days;
3 doses of hepatitis B vaccine; and
Beginning July 1, 2011 and thereafter, 2 doses of varicella vaccine.
3-009.04 A documented history of varicella disease from a parent or health care provider with the year of infection constitutes evidence of immunity to varicella. The documentation must include the following:
- Signature of the parent or legal guardian and the date (year) of the child’s varicella illness, or
- Signature of the health care provider and the date (year) of the child’s varicella illness, or
- Laboratory evidence of a child’s varicella immunity.