Polk County Health Department

New Vaccination Requirement for 7th Grade Iowa Students

Beginning with the 2013-2014 school year the State of Iowa will require all students entering 7th grade and who are born on or after September 15, 2000 to provide proof of an adolescent Tdap booster vaccination before enrollment. This booster vaccination will protect students from tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough).

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Phone: (515)-286-3798
Fax: (515)-286-2033
Toll free: 866-209-1300
Email:
healthdept@polkcountyiowa.gov


Address: 1907, Carpenter Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314