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BP 5141.31 Immunizations

KPBSD Policy Manual

BP 5141.31

Students
IMMUNIZATIONS

Prior to first entry into school, a child must be fully immunized as required by law.  Parents will be notified if immunizations for their child are required during the school year. KPBSD will comply with state law in all matters involving immunization compliance.

( cf. 5119 - Correspondence and Other Programs )

Any student who does not (a)show evidence of required immunization; (b)present an Alaska Immunization Requirements Medical Exemption & Disease History Form from the physician or other medical practitioner authorized by statutestating that immunizations would be injurious to the health of the child or members of the child’s family or household; or (c) present a notarized State of Alaska Religious Exemption Form signed by the parent/guardian affirming that immunization conflicts with the tenets and practices of the church or religious denomination of which the applicant/parent/guardian is a member shall be excluded from school until such time as the immunization is obtained or affidavit of exemption has been filed with the school.

The Superintendent shall exclude those students who fail to meet immunization requirements as required by law.

Provisional Admission

Where regular weekly medical services are not available, the Superintendent may grant provisional admission to students in exceptional circumstances for up to ninety (90) days.

A homeless child or youth, as defined by the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, who does not have a record of required immunizations may be provisionally enrolled for a period not exceeding 30 days.  The Homeless Liaison will provide assistance in obtaining immunization records and/or assisting the child to be immunized to comply with state law.  

 ( cf. 5112.2 – Exclusions from Attendance ) 

Provisional admissions shall be reported to the Department of Health and Social Services. The Superintendent shall inform parents/guardians of available immunization services and state or federal assistance.

Legal Reference:

ALASKA STATUTES
14.30.065 Supervision
14.30.125 Immunization

ALASKA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
4 AAC 06.055 Immunizations required


KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Revised: June 1, 2015

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