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School and Child Care Immunization

Shots are required by law for children in attendance at public and private schools, preschools, child care facilities, and Head Start programs in Oregon. Nearly every place that provides care for a child outside the home requires shots or a medical or nonmedical exemption to stay enrolled.

For Parents

Required Shots

Learn what immunizations are required for Oregon students and children in child care facilities.

Nonmedical Vaccine Exemptions

Parents who do not want their children to be vaccinated can claim a nonmedical exemption for one or all school immunizations.

For Schools and Child Care

Sharing Immunization Rates

How to meet the immunization data sharing requirements and links to county immunization rates.

Requirements for Facilities

Immunization tools to help staff at schools and children's facilities manage the recommended and required tasks to keep shot records and submit reports to the local health authority.

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