5010 Immunizations

5010 immunizations

1.  General Rule

  • Each student wishing to enroll in the school district is required to be immunized against measles, mumps, rubella, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, hepatitis and varicella (chicken pox) prior to enrollment.
  • The district is not responsible for the cost of such immunizations.
  • Any student who does not comply with this policy shall not be permitted to continue attending school.
  • The building principal shall be responsible for maintaining immunization records for the students enrolled in his/her building and shall share that information with the school's threat assessment and crisis teams as  appropriate.

2.  Exceptions

  • Provisional Enrollment.
    Students who meet the statutory requirements for provisional enrollment shall be allowed to attend school for sixty days without the necessary immunizations.
  • Immunization shall not be required if the student’s parent or guardian submits one of the following to the superintendent of schools:
  1. A statement signed by a medical professional stating that the required immunization would be injurious to the health and well-being of the student or any member of the student’s household.
  2. An affidavit signed by the student or a legally authorized representative of the student, stating that the immunization conflicts with the student’s sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • Students who are excepted from the immunization requirement may be excluded from school in the event of an outbreak of any contagious disease in the school population.

 

Adopted on: February 10, 2013

Revised on:October 10, 2016

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