Tennessee Immunization Requirements

  • The Tennessee Department of Health establishes the immunization requirements for those who attend child care, pre-school, school, and college. The state’s immunization schedule follows the current schedule published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).

Childcare - 12th Grade Immunization Requirements

  • Children Enrolling in Child Care Facilities, Pre-School, & Pre-Kindergarten

  • Children Enrolling in Kindergarten

  • All Children Entering 7th Grade (Including Currently Enrolled Students

  • Children Who Are Newly Enrolling in a TN School in Grades Other Than Kindergarten

  • Children with Medical or Religious Exemption to Requirements

  • Minimum Ages or Dose Intervals

  • Alternative Proof of Immunity for Certain Diseases

Tennessee College Immunization Requirements

  • Full Time Tennessee College Students