Immunization Requirements


Understanding vaccines: 
Public Health Website

Immunizations that are required by the state of Texas for a child to attend school can be found at the following website:

Texas Department of State and Health Services
The recommended Immunization Schedule for the state of Texas


>  Free Immunization EMS Sites

For other area resources and immunization clinics, you may contact your School Nurse or call the Health Services department at 713-740-0149
Obtaining a vaccine exemption form for reasons of conscience may
be obtained by parents or guardians. The written request must be
submitted through the U.S. Postal Service, commercial carrier, fax
or via a secure online request form.
Mailing Address:
Department of State Health Services
Immunization Branch (MC 1946)
P.O. Box 149347
Austin TX 78714-9347
Fax (512) 776-7544

Immunization Exemptions/Waivers

Texas School and Child-Care Facility Immunization Requirements

> Secure online request form for exemption affidavit

Frequently asked questions can be found here: FAQ
Admission to school may not be allowed until the exemption form is on file with the school nurse.
The original affidavit must be on file in the student's health file. Copies of the affidavit are not acceptable.
Each individual vaccine exemption affidavit is good for two years
from the date notarized.