Childcare/Preschool and TK/K-12 Resources

These resources are intended for childcare/preschool facilities, public and private schools, parents, and providers to assist with school enrollment. Keep children and adolescents protected against infectious diseases in educational settings. 

On this page, find resources on:

  • Immunization Schedules,
  • School Immunization Requirements,
  • Disease Prevention Strategies,
  • Vaccination,
  • Improving Ventilation,
  • and other Local, State, and Federal Resources.
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If you are a childcare/preschool, school, or clinical organization that would like virtual or onsite training related to California immunization laws, annual reporting, vaccine preventable diseases, infection control practices for schools, and more, please go to the training request page.

Resources for Parents and Guardians

Immuniation Schedule (Birth to 6 years)

Outlines recommended vaccines for children from birth to 6 years old.

Immunization Schedule (7 to 18 years)

Outlines recommended vaccines for children from 7 to 18 years old.

Parents'/Guardians Guide to Immunizations Required for Pre-Kindergarten (Child Care)

A one-page document that lists the immunization children need to enter childcare/preschool and at each age checkpoint after entry. 

Parents' Guide to Immunizations Required for School Entry - TK/K-12

A one-page document that lists the immunizations students need to enter school and at the 7th grade checkpoint after entry.

Clean Indoor Air Do-it-Yourself Air Filter

A flyer that provides step-by-step guidance on how to build a Corsi-Rosenthal air filter.

A tutorial video that shows students how to build a Corsi-Rosenthal air filter.

Resources for Childcare/Preschool and School Staff

California Code of Regulations

Reference document about required immunizations for childcare/preschool facilities and schools.





California Immunization Handbook

Childcare/ Preschool and School Immunization Requirements Handbook by California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Covers school immunization requirements, staff responsibilities, reviewing immunization records, and reporting obligations.


Outlines Vaccine requirements for children in childcare/preschool facilities. Includes the Conditional Admission schedule.

California Immunization Requirements for K-12th Grade

Outlines vaccine requirements for students in TK/K-12th Grade. Includes the Conditional Admission schedule.  




Missing Doses Notification

Fillable form than can be used by childcare/preschool facilities and schools to notify parents/guardians that their child is missing immunizations.

Recommended Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule for ages 18 years or younger

Document showing the recommended child and adolescent immunization schedule. 

General Childcare/Preschool and School Resources


County of San Diego



California Department of Public Health (CDPH)



Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)


Contact the San Diego Immunization Unit via e-mail or call (866) 358-2966.
To request materials, please go to the Immunization Materials page.

Contact the Epidemiology School Response Team via e-mail or call (619) 692-8636.
To request materials, please go to the Educational Materials page.