If a student received a dose of vaccine before the recommended minimum interval or age...

  • can I accept a physician note stating there is no need to repeat the dose as a medical exemption?

    No. School immunization requirements in the state of Indiana follow the recommendations made by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and are adopted by the CDC. Invalid doses will be marked in CHIRP with a red “X”, and the parent/guardian will need to provide evidence of immunity in order to meet school entry requirements. Evidence of immunity includes documentation of a valid dose(s) of vaccine, a positive IgG titer (if acceptable for the vaccine dose in question), or acceptable documentation of history of disease

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