instances at school entry where a school-aged child is not adequately immunized
school attendance shall be permitted only if that child:
(1) has received a dose of each required
vaccine for which that child is behind in the month prior to first attendance;
(2) continues on the catch-up
schedule recommended in the most recent standards of care for immunizations in
Connecticut as prescribed in accordance with the provisions of section
of the Connecticut General Statutes until adequately immunized.
(b) Any individual who fails to
comply with the immunization schedule provided in subsection (a) of this
section shall present a written statement from a physician or local health
authority stating that such individual has been rescheduled to a new date. Such
statement shall specify the medical reason for rescheduling.
(c) An individual without a statement from a
physician or local health authority explaining his or her failure to comply
with an immunization schedule as provided by subsections (a) and (b) of this
section shall be excluded from school pending compliance with subsection (a) or
(b) of this section.
individual for whom a medical contraindication has been determined shall not be
further reviewed if such individual's physical condition renders the exemption
(e) An individual for
whom a medical contraindication has been determined to be of a temporary nature
shall be reviewed by a physician, physician assistant, certified nurse
practitioner or local health authority at least annually in order to determine
that the contraindication continues to exist. In the event that the
contraindication is no longer valid the individual must be placed in compliance
with subsection (a) or (b) of this section or excluded from school until
compliance is established.
Conn. Agencies Regs.
Effective September 25,
1996; Amended February 25, 2000; Amended January 3,