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Sausalito Marin City SD |  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 Board of Trustees desires to cooperate with state and local health agencies to encourage immunization of all district students against preventable diseases.

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

(cf. 5141.22 - Infectious Diseases)

Students entering a district school or child care and development program, or transferring between school campuses, shall present an immunization record which shows at least the month and year of each immunization 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. 5148 - Child Care and Development)

A transfer student may be conditionally admitted for up to 30 school days while his/her immunization records are being transferred from the previous school. If these records do not arrive within 30 school days, the student shall present written documentation by a physician, nurse or clinic, showing that the required immunizations were received. If such documentation is not presented, the student shall be excluded from school until immunization requirements are met.

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 Health Services: http://www.dhs.ca.gov

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

Policy SAUSALITO MARIN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: February 11, 2010 Sausalito, California