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Chapter 4. Preventive Medical Service Subchapter 8. Immunization Against Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Measles (Rubeola), Rubella, Haemophilus Influenzae Type B (Hib), Mumps, and Hepatitis B Article 5. Records as Evidence of Immunization (Refs & Annos) Documentary Proof.   

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(a) There shall be a written record given to the person immunized or to his or her parent or guardian, by the physician or agency performing the immunization which shall contain the following information:

(1) Name of the person.

(2) Birthdate.

(3) Type of vaccine administered.

(4) Month, day, and year of each immunization.

(5) Name of the physician or agency administering the vaccine.

(b) The written record shall be shown by the parent, guardian or person immunized to the governing authority of the school, child care center, day nursery, nursery school, family day care home, or development center at the time of the pupil's admission and at subsequent times when required by the governing authority to determine the pupil's immunization status. For the pupil to be admitted, the written record shall show at least the month and year of each required vaccine dose. For doses of measles, rubella and mumps vaccine given during the month of the first birthday the record shall also show the specific date (i.e., month, day and year) of immunization. For a dose of Tdap given during the month of the pupil's 7th birthday, the record shall also show the specific date (i.e., month, day and year) of immunization.

(c) When such written records are not available, the pupil shall not be admitted and the parent or guardian shall be referred to a physician or nurse for review of his or her immunization history and provision of immunizations as needed.

Authority cited:

Health and Safety Code 120330

Health and Safety Code 120335

Health and Safety Code 131200

Reference:

Health and Safety Code 120325

Health and Safety Code 120335

Health and Safety Code 120370

Health and Safety Code 120375

(Amended by Register 2012, No. 11.)