Childcare & School Immunization Requirements, by StateThis large publication presents state and project vaccination policies that were validated by the CDC in August, 2006. The document reflects state laws, regulations, or rules that impose vaccination requirements for enrollment and attendance in childcare, kindergarten, and middle school. Also included are the reported allowable immunization exemptions for each project area. The policies are vaccine specific, cataloged by grade, and are presented in table format. Because there are variances in requirements, narrative descriptions referencing age or grade and dose requirements are included. Some maps have been inserted for comparison purposes.
State Immunization Laws for Healthcare WorkersThis interactive, sortable database contains results from a 50-state legislative review of laws requiring assessment of vaccination status and vaccine administration for healthcare workers and patients/residents. The review was conducted by CDC in 2005 and collected data on laws for the following types of facilities: hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, individual providers' practices, correctional facilities, and facilities for the developmentally disabled.
Order Vaccine TitersVaccine titers are blood tests that identify the presense of IgG antibodies created after vaccination. A positive antibody test is accepted as "proof of immunity" by schools and by the military. Through this link, you can order the tests directly from the lab *without* a doctor's order. Then you can check the Vaccine Titer table on the SayingNoToVaccines.com website to interpret the results.
OSHA Decliination form -- Decline Hep B vaccineHealthcare workers -- loosely defined as any person who has the potential for contact with blood or blood products -- are allowed to refuse the hepatitis B vaccination series the Occupational and Safety Health Administration (OSHA). This EXACT form must be filled out and turned into your employer; no additions or delitions by the employee or the employer are allowed or the form will be invalid.