Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations for the Immunization of School Children [12 VAC 5 ‑ 110]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amend regulations to conform to legislation enacted by 2014 General Assembly
Action 4200
General Information
Action Summary The amendments make the following changes: Remove the requirement for a booster dose of diphtheria or tetanus-containing vaccine at 6th grade entry. Remove the 5-year interval language from the requirement for a booster dose of pertussis-containing vaccine at the 6th grade entry. Remove the word “susceptible” from the varicella vaccine requirement. Modify the pneumococcal vaccine requirement to include children up to 60 months of age.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.1-4006(A)4a of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [004031]
Associated Mandates Childhood Immunization
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6996 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/10/2014.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Christy Gray  / Director, Division of Immunization
Address: 101 N. 14th Street
15th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-7928    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.