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Series 5000 - Students

5141.3 - 1. Elementary and Secondary - D. Welfare - (1) School Medical Advisor - (f) Health Assessment and Immunizations
Posted 03/01/2010 11:00AM


Series 5000 - Students

1. Elementary and Secondary

D. Welfare

(1) School Medical Advisor

(f) Health Assessment and Immunizations

In accordance with Connecticut General Statutes, the Board of Education shall require each student to be protected by adequate immunizations against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, poliomyelitis, measles, mumps, rubella, hemophilus influenzae type B, hepatitis B, chicken pox (varicella), pneumococcal disease, hepatitis A, influenza, and meningococcal disease, unless medically contraindicated or failure to do so is based upon a written notarized statement that such immunization is contrary to the religious beliefs of the child and/or the child's parent/guardian.

(cf. 5111 - Admission)
(cf. 5141.31 - Physical Examinations for School Programs)
(cf. 5125 - Student Records)
(cf. 5125.11 - Health/Medical Records – HIPAA)
(cf. 5141 - Student Health Services)

Legal Reference:

Connecticut General Statutes
10-204a Required immunizations (as amended by P.A. 15-174 and P.A. 15-242)
10-204c Immunity from liability
10-205 Appointment of school medical adviser
10-206 Health assessments 10-207 Duties of medical advisors
10-206a Free health assessments
10-208 Exemption from examination or treatment
10-208a Physical activity of student restricted; board to honor notice
10-209 Records not to be public. Provision of reports to schools.
10-212 School nurses and nurse practitioners
10-214 Vision, audiometric and postural screenings. When required. Notification of parents re defects; record of results. Department of Public Health, Public Health Code, 10-204a-2a, 10-204a-3a, 10-204a-
20 U.S.C. Section 1232h, No Child Left Behind Act
Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (section 438 of the General Education Provisions Act, as amended, added by section 513 of P.L. 93-568, codified at 20 U.S.C. 1232g)
42 U.S.C. 1320d-1320d-8, P.L. 104-191, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)

Policy Adopted: February 27, 2007 SUFFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Policy Revised: October 20, 2015 Suffield, Connecticut

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