Update: On June 13, 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation removing non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements for children.
Click here to read a statement from the NYS Department of Health, Office of Children & Family Services, and Education Department regarding this change:
School immunization rules and regulations are governed by the New York State Department of Health, which publishes comprehensive information for families and health care providers on the immunization requirements for students.
Click here for a simple chart that shows the immunization requirements for students at each grade level:
Click here for comprehensive information on New York State immunization requirements:
If you have specific questions regarding immunizations, please contact the New York State Department of Health Immunization Bureau at
1-518-473-4437 or email@example.com