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2014-2015 REVISED/ADOPTED RULES FOR SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

PART 665

 

CHILD HEALTH EXAMINATION CODE

SUBPART B: HEALTH EXAMINATION

 

Section 665.240 Basic Immunization

 

Rubella

Beginning with the school year 2014-2015, children entering school at any grade level (kindergarten through 12) shall show proof of having received two doses of live rubella virus vaccine, the first dose on or after the first birthday and the second dose no less than four weeks (28 days) after the first dose, or other proof of immunity. For students attending school programs where grade levels (kindergarten through 12) are not assigned, including special education programs, proof of two doses of live rubella virus vaccine shall be submitted prior to the school years in which the child reaches the ages of five, 11 and 15.

 

Mumps

Beginning with the school year 2014-2015, children entering school at any grade level (kindergarten through 12) shall show proof of having received two doses of live mumps virus vaccine, the first dose on or after the first birthday and the second dose no less than four weeks (28 days) after the first dose, or other proof of immunity. For students attending school programs where grade levels (kindergarten through 12) are not assigned, including special education programs, proof of having received two doses of live mumps virus vaccine as described in subsection shall be submitted prior to the school years in which the child reaches the ages of five, 11 and 15.

 

Hepatitis B

Children entering the sixth grade shall show proof of having received three doses of hepatitis B vaccine,or other proof of immunity. The first two doses shall have been received no less than four weeks (28 days) apart. The interval between the second and third doses shall be at least two months. The interval between the first and third doses shall be at least four months. Proof of prior or current infection, if verified by laboratory evidence, may be substituted for proof of vaccination.

 

Varicella

Beginning with school year 2014-2015, any child entering kindergarten, sixth grade, or ninth grade for the first time shall show proof of having received two doses of varicella vaccine, the first dose on or after the first birthday and the second dose no less than four weeks (28 days) after the first dose, or proof of prior varicella disease as described in Section 665.250(g), or laboratory evidence of varicella immunity.  For students attending school programs where grade levels (kindergarten through 12) are not assigned, proof of having received at least two doses of varicella vaccine or other proof of immunity shall be submitted prior to the school year in which the child reaches the ages of five, 11 and 15.   

Invasive Pneumococcal Disease

Any child under two years ofage entering a child care facility or school program below the kindergarten level shall show proof of immunization that complies with the pneumococcal vaccination schedule.  Children 24 to 59 months ofage who have not received the primary series of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, according to the recommended vaccination schedule, shall show proof of receiving one dose of pneumococcal vaccine.  Any child who has reached his or her fifth birthday shall not be required to provide proof of immunization with pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.




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