Amended Immunization Regulations

 

Kentucky Department for Public Health Amended Immunization Regulation

 

• Schools being on or after July 1, 2018 require: 

2-Dose series of hepatitis A vaccine (Age: 12 months through 18 years) 

Quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine (MenACWY) booster dose (Age: 16 years and older)

 

• Routine certificate reviews are to occur at enrollment in a day care center, kindergarten, seventh grade, eleventh grade, and twelfth grade (only for the 2018-2019 school year); new enrollment at any grade; upon legal name change; and at a school required examination
pursuant to 702 KAR 1:160.


• All vaccines administered are printed on the Commonwealth of Kentucky Certificate of Immunization Status now including immunizations not required for school entry.


• A Commonwealth of Kentucky Certificate of Immunization Status printed from the Kentucky Immunization Registry (KYIR) does not require a signature.
• Religious exemptions shall be documented on a signed and notarized Commonwealth of Kentucky Parent or Guardian’s Declination on Religious Grounds to Required Immunizations. There will be a space for the parent or guardian to initial each specific immunization they are choosing to
decline.


• Homeschooled children are required to submit a current immunization certificate to participate in any public and private school activities.


• Out-of-state immunization certificates may be accepted if they meet the same age-specific requirements as outlined in this regulation.


•  A licensed practical nurse (LPN) designee of a physician, local health department administrator, or other licensed healthcare facility may sign the Commonwealth of Kentucky Certificate of Immunization Status.

 

 

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