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Elk Grove USD  |  BP  5141.31  Students

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To protect the health of all students and staff and to curtail the spread of infectious diseases, the Governing Board shall cooperate with state and local public health agencies to encourage and facilitate immunization of all district students against preventable diseases.

(cf. 1400 - Relations between Other Governmental Agencies and the Schools)

(cf. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)

(cf. 5141.26 - Tuberculosis Testing)

(cf. 6142.8 - Comprehensive Health Education)

Each student enrolling for the first time in a district elementary or secondary school, preschool, or child care and development program or, after July 1, 2016, enrolling in or advancing to grade 7 shall present an immunization record from any authorized private or public health care provider certifying that he/she has received all required immunizations in accordance with law. Students shall be excluded from school or exempted from immunization requirements only as allowed by law.

(cf. 5112.1 - Exemptions from Attendance)

(cf. 5112.2 - Exclusions from Attendance)

(cf. 5141.32 - Health Screening for School Entry)

(cf. 5148 - Child Care and Development)

(cf. 5148.3 - Preschool/Early Childhood Education)

Each transfer student shall be requested to present his/her immunization record, if possible, upon registration at a district school.

(cf. 6173 - Education for Homeless Children)

(cf. 6173.1 - Education for Foster Youth)

(cf. 6173.2 - Education of Children of Military Families)

The Superintendent or designee may arrange for an authorized health care provider to administer immunizations at school to any student whose parent/guardian has consented in writing. At the beginning of the school year, parents/guardians shall be notified of their right to provide consent for the administration of an immunization to their child at school. (Education Code 49403)

(cf. 5141.3 - Health Examinations)

(cf. 5141.6 - School Health Services)

(cf. 5145.6 - Parental Notifications)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

44871 Qualifications of supervisor of health

46010 Total days of attendance

48216 Immunization

48853.5 Immediate enrollment of foster youth

48980 Required notification of rights

49403 Cooperation in control of communicable disease and immunizations

49426 Duties of school nurses

49701 Flexibility in enrollment of children of military families

51745-51749.6 Independent study

HEALTH & SAFETY CODE

120325-120830 Immunization against communicable disease, especially:

120335 Immunization requirement for admission

120395 Information about meningococcal disease, including recommendation for vaccination

120440 Disclosure of immunization information

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

430 Student records

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 17

6000-6075 School attendance immunization requirements

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

1232g Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 42

11432 Immediate enrollment of homeless children

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

99.1-99.67 Family Educational Rights and Privacy

Management Resources:

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

California Immunization Handbook for Child Care Programs and Schools, August 2015

Guide to Immunizations Required for Child Care

Guide to Immunizations Required for School Entry

Parents' Guide to Immunizations Required for Child Care

Parents' Guide to Immunizations Required for School Entry

EDUCATION AUDIT APPEALS PANEL PUBLICATIONS

Guide for Annual Audits of Local Education Agencies and State Compliance Reporting, July 2015

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION GUIDANCE

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and H1N1, October 2009

WEB SITES

California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov

California Department of Public Health, Immunization Branch: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/immunize

California Department of Public Health, Shots for Schools: http://shotsforschools.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.cdc.gov

Education Audit Appeals Panel: http://www.eaap.ca.gov

U.S. Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov

Policy ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: September 6, 1994 Elk Grove, California

revised: May 2, 2017