immunization requirement

immunization requirement

Any of the compulsory vaccinations against those contagious diseases that are considered a threat to public health, established as a prerequisite for employment, enrollment in school, or travel abroad.
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Not surprisingly, all states allow medical exemptions to their immunization requirement, under the belief that it makes no sense to force vaccines on children who are allergic to vaccines, have compromised immune systems, or would otherwise suffer more harm than good from receiving a vaccine.
In cases where an employee immunization requirement is discontinued, it may be maintained in the language of the college's collaborating clinical agency contracts.
Progress toward implementation of a second-dose measles immunization requirement for all schoolchildren in the United States.
The packet included a letter from the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, a history and physical examination form, and the pre-enrollment immunization requirement form.
The immunization requirement is a state law that applies to all public and private schools, pre-schools, Head Start and certified child care facilities.
There are certain exemptions allowed by state law to the immunization requirement.
Without an immunization requirement, these individuals would be at risk for developing varicella at an older age when it's a far more serious disease, she explained.
To prevent measles outbreaks and ensure high levels of immunity among young adults on college and university campuses, the American College Health Association has recommended that colleges and universities implement a Prematriculation Immunization Requirement (PIR).
Registration forms, immunization requirements and other materials will be distributed at each school.
6 percent of Californian kindergartners received all their required vaccinations, the highest rate since current immunization requirements began in 2001.
CLINICIANS who are counseling vaccine-hesitant parents about vaccination may want to consider adding immunization requirements of universities to their armamentarium, said Allison Noesekabel, a medical student at Wayne State University, Detroit, and Ada M.
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