Texas state law requires students attending school to be immunized against certain vaccine-preventable diseases. We encourage parents to get their children vaccinated before the end-of-summer vaccination rush and before school starts. Students cannot go to school without the proper documentation for the required vaccines or a valid medical or conscientious exemption.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the required immunizations?
Below is the most current list of requirements.
2017-18 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Students Grades K-12 (English & Spanish)
2017-18 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Childcare Facilities (Pre-K & Head Start, English & Spanish)
Where can my child get the required immunizations?
In addition to receiving the required immunizations at your doctor's office, your child also may receive immunizations, including for the flu, at the following low-cost or no-cost vaccine locations:
Christus Pediatric Mobile Clinic
University Health System
Please note that the ONLY location where parents can obtain immunization records is at the Metro Health immunization clinic located at 1226 NW 18th St. 78207.
Where can I find out more about exemption from immunization requirements?
You may find information about exemption on this page of the Texas Department of State Health Services website.
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