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Virginia Department of Health Requirements for School Enrollment
Virginia State laws require that children receive a comprehensive physical examination and be adequately immunized appropriate to the child's age before entering public kindergarten or elementary school. The physical examination must be completed no longer than one year before the child's entry into kindergarten or elementary school. Accommodations for meeting the immunization requirements may be made for students who are military dependents, homeless, or in foster care. The School Entrance Health FormMinimum Immunization Requirements, Supplemental Guidance for School-related Vaccines and the Religious Exemption Form are available from your child's school or may be accessed at the following Virginia Department of Health Web site: