Required Vaccines for School

Washington County works with schools and day cares to make sure kids are up to date on their vaccines in accordance with school law. All certified day cares, preschools, Head Start programs, private and public schools are included to ensure student and faculty safety.

Oregon requires immunization against 11 vaccine-preventable diseases:School Buses

  • Diphtheria
  • Tetanus
  • Pertussis (whooping cough)
  • Polio
  • Varicella (chickenpox)
  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Rubella
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type B) – only for children under five years old


2013-2014 School Year: Parents should check with their children’s doctor to be sure their kids are up to date on vaccines by February 19, 2014, which is exclusion day. Students with incomplete records will receive a letter in early February with missing vaccine information. Tthe student will not be allowed in class until immunization records are up to date.

Immunizations Requirements Flier:

2013-14 English
2013-14 Spanish
2013-14 Russian
2013-14 Vietnamese

Oregon Certificate of Immunization Status: Your child’s school will provide this copy, but you can also access it here.

  • Instructions for completing Certificate of Immunization Status Form - English
  • Instructions for completing Certificate of Immunization Status Form - Spanish

For other school-related vaccine questions, contact Kim Nguyen at 503-846-4955.