Vaccination Information

Student Immunization Law Age/Grade Requirements

Review all school requirements from WI DHS here!

Before vaccines, many children died from diseases that are now rare in the United States. Vaccines are our best protection against serious, sometimes deadly, diseases. To protect our children, Wisconsin law requires all students to do one of the following:


  • Show proof they got required vaccines.
  • Provide a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

All schools, childcare centers, and other public health agencies must follow vaccine laws. We work together with these groups to protect the health of our children.


Please log on to your Infinite Campus Parent Portal to view your student's immunization records (select student's name at the top of the screen, then click on the health tab on the left side)! If there is a vaccination in RED, your child is not in compliance with the Wisconsin Student Immunization Law. Contact your child's physician, the school health office or bring in a copy of the vaccinations if you have them. If all vaccination lines are in GREEN, your student is compliant.






Wisconsin Immunization Registry

You may access your student's vaccination records here using their name, date of birth and SSN or Medicare number Student Immunization Law Age/Grade Requirements


For those that do not vaccinate due to religious, medical or personal reasons, please complete sections 1, 4 and 5 of the student vaccination record sheet. You must check all vaccinations you are waiving. A qualified medical professional must sign the waiver for all medically exempt vaccinations. 



**Please note, if the school district is:

  1. missing your child's vaccination records
  2. You claimed medical exemption for chicken pox or medical waiver for vaccinations without a healthcare provider’s signature
  3. your child is behind on vaccinations or
  4. you do not vaccinate and an updated waiver is needed,

you will be receiving a Legal Notice from the State of WI that is sent from the District Nurse, Kelly Barlow-Eichman. These legal notices are required by law to be sent home. The legal notice is written by the State Legislators, not the Shorewood School District or the District Nurse.



Click here to see the full schedule of all vaccinations for persons aged 0 through 18 years.

School Immunization Requirements for K4-6

School Immunization Requirements for 7-12

To protect students from diseases that are preventable by immunization, Wisconsin law requires all students to show that they have received the required immunizations or have a signed waiver. Below you will find links to information about the law and materials that schools, day cares, and public health agencies use to implement the law (

Although some vaccinations are not required by the State for entrance to public schools, the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Wisconsin Department of Health Services and American Academy of Pediatrics strongly recommend students receive the following vaccinations (*required):

Childhood -

  • Hepatitis B*
  • Rotavirus
  • Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTaP)*
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
  • Pneumococcal
  • Inactive poliovirus*
  • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)*
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox)*
  • Hepatitis A

Adolescent -

  • Meningococcal/Meningococcal B*
  • Tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap)*
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Annual (All ages) -

  • Influenza (Flu Shot)
  • COVID-19


Influenza is a contagious disease caused by influenza viruses that infect the respiratory tract (nose, throat, and lungs). It can cause mild to severe illness, sometimes leading to death. Influenza symptoms often begin suddenly, with fever, headache, tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, nasal congestion and body aches. The best way to prevent influenza is to get vaccinated each year. Click here to read more about influenza and the annual influenza vaccination. (WDHS) 

Meningococcal Disease

Invasive meningococcal disease is an acute and serious infection caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitis. It can cause sepsis (bloodstream infection), meningitis (inflammation of the tissues that cover the brain and spinal cord), and pneumonia. Click here for more information. (WDHS)

HPV (Human Papillomavirus)

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a highly contagious infection that is very common in the United States, where an estimated 14 million people are newly infected each year. Over 120 types of HPV exist, of which 40 are known to cause infection. Certain HPV types can cause genital warts and cancers of the cervix, penis, vagina, anus, and oropharynx (throat). The HPV vaccine can prevent the risk of HPV-related health complications. Click here for more information on how to protect your student from certain cancers! (WDHS)