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CDC's State Vaccination Requirements:
State Immunization Laws Database This tool contains results
from a 50-state legislative review of laws requiring assessment of vaccination status and vaccine administration for healthcare workers and patients/residents.
The review was conducted by CDC in 2005 and collected data on laws for the following types
of facilities: hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, individual providers' practices, correctional facilities, and
facilities for the developmentally disabled.
CDC 2001-2002 publication "reflects state laws, regulations, or rule making that impose vaccination requirements for enrollment and/or attendance in day care, Head Start, kindergarten, grades 1 through 12, colleges, and universities." (35 pages - .pdf file). Go to:
http://www.immunize.org/laws/izlaws01-02.pdf (exit site)
Immunization Program is currently working on
partnering to update our system of tracking
and reporting state vaccination requirements.
In the meantime, any of the following web sites
may be helpful.
Network for Immunization Information (NNii)
Select by state to see immunization requirements
by vaccine-preventable disease along with
key information such as exceptions, special
requirements, college mandates, etc.
vaccine-preventable diseases, and then
shows state mandates on immunization
Note: The above
links are to web sites outside the CDC domain
and although these third party sources use
their best efforts to accurately transcribe
this information on their websites, they nor
the CDC can guarantee that the information
as supplied by their sources is correct or
complete, or that it was accurately transcribed.
CDC makes no warranties or representations
as to its accuracy.