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:

  • Diphtheriaschool kids with teacher
  • 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

Visit the Oregon Health Authority website for documents pertaining to the Oregon Immunization Law Requirements for Schools and Childcare Facilities (i.e. School Bus Flyer, Deadlines for School Exclusion, medical/nonmedical exemptions, etc.).

Immunizations Requirements Flier

2018-19 English
2018-19 Spanish

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, call our immunization coordinator at 503-846-4955.