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Immunization Information and Forms

Washington state law requires all students attending public schools to be immunized against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, measles, mumps, hepatitis B, varicella and rubella before registering for school. For more information about immunization requirements, please contact your student's school nurse or the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department at 253-649-1412. For more information, visit the website for the Washington State Department of Health Immunization Program.

Vaccination information                                                                                     

The following documents list the immunization requirements for School/Child Care/Preschool Attendance for the school year from the Washington State Department of Health. 

     • Vaccines Required for Child Care/Preschool Attendance (Washington Dept. of Health)

      Vaccines Required for Child Care/Preschool Attendance (in Spanish)

     • Vaccines Required for K-12 Attendance

      Vaccines Required for K-12 Attendance (in Spanish)

      Certificate of Immunization Status Form

     • Certificate of Exemption (Washington Dept. of Health)

     • Certificate of Exemption (in Spanish)

Required immunizations can be obtained from a family physician or by contacting the Mary Bridge Immunization Clinic at 
(253) 403-1767

Free immunizations are available for children birth to 18 years old. Shot records are required and children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Free Pierce County immunization sites are listed on the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department website.