Immunization Requirements and Information
Due to limitations brought on by Covid 19, it is very important that you consult with your medical provider as soon as possible to schedule well-child checks and immunizations. Immunizations are deemed essential medical appointments to minimize serious health impacts for your child and ensure the safety of others in the Marshall Public School community. The MN Department of Health cautions that slowing or stopping access to vaccinations increases our risk of other disease outbreaks.
Minnesota law requires every student enrolled in school to be immunized against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B, and varicella.
Exemptions to this law may be made by:
Student Immunization record : This form is required of every student in school. It provides dates of all immunizations received. It also provides exemption information. Print this form out to take to your next doctor's visit and bring to your school nurse when completed.If your child has an immunization record on file at school this is not required."Are Your Kids Ready for School" Minnesota School Immunization Law age/grade specific requirementsImmunization Law: Minnesota Statutes, Section 121A.15, requires all students enrolling in an elementary or secondary school to show evidence of immunization or a legal exemption for medical reasons or conscientiously held beliefs.
- A statement from a physician indicating that the immunization is contraindicated for medical reasons
- A laboratory confirmation of the presence of adequate immunity, or
A notarized statement signed by the minor child's parent/guardian or by the emancipated person because of a conscientiously held belief.
Immunization Information:January 21,2019