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To be admitted to school, children must be fully immunized in accordance with law. Children shall be excluded from school or exempted from immunization requirements only as allowed by law.

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

(cf. 5112.2 - Exclusions from Attendance)

(cf. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)

(cf. 5141.3 - Health Examinations)

(cf. 5145.6 - Parental Notifications)

Transfer Students

To enroll in school, all transfer students must present a written immunization record which shows at least the month and year of each immunization. The student shall receive all required immunizations currently due before he/she is admitted to school.

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

46010 Total days of attendance

48216 Immunization

48980 Required notification of rights

49403 Cooperation in control of communicable disease and immunizations

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

120325-120380 Immunization against communicable disease especially:

120335 Immunization requirement for admission

120440 Disclosure of immunization information

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 17

6000-6075 School attendance immunization requirements

Management Resources:

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

Commonly Asked Questions About the New School Immunization Requirements, March 1999

WEB SITES

CDE: http://www.cde.ca.gov

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

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

Policy LA CANADA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: January 16, 1996 La Canada Flintridge, California