• Immunization Requirements for Registration

    Parents enrolling their child for the first time in MVSD must present documentation from a health care provider certifying that he/she has received all immunizations required for their age or grade level as specified by the California Department of Public Health.
    Students admitted to Kindergarten through 8th grade must have the following immunizations in order to enter public school.
    Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis (DTaP, DTP or DT) 5 doses (4 okay if one was given after 4th birthday
    Polio (OPV or IPV) 4 doses (3 okay if one was given after 4th birthday
    Hepatitis B 3 doses
    Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) 2 doses (both given after 1st birthday)
    Varicella (Chickenpox) 2 doses (or proof of the disease)
    Requirements for students entering 7th grade vary slightly from the above. Please contact District Nurse, Nancy Nakae (nnakae@mvschools.org), if you have questions.
    A child who has not been immunized in accordance with the above schedule will NOT be admitted to public school with the following exceptions:
    MEDICAL EXEMPTION: Pursuant to SB 277, after January 1, 2016, a child may only be exempted from immunization requirements for medical reasons. Starting July 1, 2019, a parent/guardian must provide a signed, written statement from a  physician (MD of DO) licensed in California which states:
    • The specific nature of the physical condition or medical circumstance of the child for which the licensed physician does not recommend immunization
    • Each specific required vaccine that is being exempted
    • Whether the medical exemption is permanent or temporary
    • If the exemption is temporary, an expiration date no more than 12 calendar months from the date of signing 
    The exemption letter must be on file with the district by June 1 in order to receive placement.
    The following optional form may be completed by your physician.
    CONDITIONAL ADMISSION: The district may conditionally admit children behind on their required immunizations, if they are not currently due for any doses. If your child does not receive the immunizations within specified time limits, the child will be excluded from school. More information on conditional admission immunization schedules can be found here: http://eziz.org/assets/docs/IMM-1080.pdf#page=5
    Feel free to contact our District Nurse, Nancy Nakae, with any questions or concerns about Immunizations.
    Nancy Nakae, R.N.
    Mill Valley School District Nurse