Entry Requirements

For all students entering Caroline County Schools for the first time will be required to provide:

  • Birth Certificate;
  • Proof of Residence;
  • Proof of Completed Required Immunizations (Virginia Immunizations Requirements);
  • Completed Comprehensive Physical (Pre K through 5th grade only); and
  • Tuberculosis Screening.

Immunizations Required

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (DPT)
    (Three doses, with one after the child’s fourth birthday);
  • New Virginia law in 2006 for students entering 6th grade, diptheria,tetanus, whooping cough booster (Tdap), if at least five years has passed since last shot. May be listed as T,Td, Dtap, and/or Tdap;
  • Polio
    (Three doses, with one after the child’s fourth birthday);
  • Measles (rubeola)
    (Two doses, one after 12 months, and the second prior to entering
    kindergarten);
  • Mumps;
  • German Measles (rubella);
  • Hepatitis B (HBV)
    (Three doses, series to be completed before entering sixth grade); and
  • 2 doses Varicella (chickenpox)
    (After age 12 months for children born on or after January 1, 1997).

Caroline County Health Department

1702 Richmond Turnpike
Bowling Green, Virginia 22427
804-633-5465

There is no charge for childhood immunizations.

Clinic Hours: Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM