All students entering seventh (7th) grade must receive or have already received a dose of Tdap
vaccine on or after their tenth (10th) birthday to protect them from whooping cough
(pertussis). Your child’s school will need a South Carolina Certificate of Immunization, before
the first day of school, showing that he or she has received this Department of Health and
Environmental Control (DHEC) required Tdap vaccine.  Please see the letter below for more information regarding this requirement.

Tdap letter (.PDF)

Spanish Tdap letter (.PDF)