TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER i: MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
PART 665 CHILD HEALTH EXAMINATION CODE
SECTION 665.230 SCHOOL ENTRANCE


 

Section 665.230  School Entrance

 

a)         Every child, prior to enrolling in any public, private/independent or parochial school (including nursery schools, preschool programs, early childhood programs, Head Start, or other pre-kindergarten child care programs offered or operated by a school or school district) in Illinois shall present to that school proof of immunity against:

 

1)         Diphtheria

 

2)         Pertussis

 

3)         Tetanus

 

4)         Poliomyelitis

 

5)         Measles

 

6)         Rubella

 

7)         Mumps

 

8)         Haemophilus influenzae type b (as noted in Section 665.240(f))

 

9)         Hepatitis B (as noted in Section 665.240(g))

 

10)       Varicella (as noted in Section 665.240(h))

 

b)         The health care provider and/or registered nurse verifying the administration of the required immunizations shall record as indicated on the Certificate of Child Health Examination that the immunizations were administered.

 

c)         Any child who does not submit proof of having protection by immunity as required must receive the needed vaccine.  If, for medical reasons, one or more of the required immunizations must be given after the date of entrance of the current school year, a schedule for the administration of the immunizations and a statement of the medical reasons causing the delay must be signed by the health care provider or registered nurse who will administer the needed immunizations and shall be kept on file at the local school.

 

(Source:  Amended at 29 Ill. Reg. 18127, effective October 24, 2005)