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Karen Erwin, RN, MSN Education School Nurse Consultant July, 2014.

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1 Karen Erwin, RN, MSN Education School Nurse Consultant July, 2014

2  Kentucky mandates every student have a current Commonwealth of Kentucky Immunization Certificate to attend school. KDE : KRS KRS KAR 1:160 KY DPH: KRS KRS KAR 2:060

3 ▶ Provisional ▶ Standard ▶ Medical Exemption ▶ Religious Exemption

4  Child may be exempt for medical reasons when medical provider deems necessary for exemption  Child may be exempt for religious reasons from immunizations when parent object by a written sworn statement to the immunization of the child on religious grounds

5  Must be current (no expired certificates)  Presented to school within 2 weeks of enrollment (702 KAR 1:160)  Neither statute or regulation assign “penalty” if certificate not presented  Local board of education policy determines “penalty”  Homeless children protected by McKinney-Vento act and cannot be excluded from attending school

6 Immunization Certificates required ▶ Kindergarten ▶ 6 th grade ▶ See KSIS Health Data Document for data entry Monthly Monitor for Expired Immunization Certificates Complete LHD Immunization Survey

7  School Immunization Requirements: Margaret Jones (502) ext  Website

8 Sandi Clark, KDPH School Health Nurse Consultant Karen.Erwin, KDE School Nurse Consultant


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