All students admitted to the District shall be required to have all immunization records as required by law. Immunizations shall be required for measles, rubella, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), poliomyelitis, hepatitis B, tetanus, mumps, and varicella (chicken pox).

A student may be waived from the immunization requirement when the student’s parent, guardian or legal custodian submits a written statement objecting to the immunization for, religion, personal conviction, or submits a physician’s signature for health reasons.

The District Administrator/designee shall be responsible for notifying the student, parent, guardian or legal custodian of the immunization requirements and shall inform such persons in writing of their right to an immunization waiver. In addition, the District Administrator/ designee shall be responsible for maintaining complete and up-to-date immunization records for each student.

An immunization plan shall be developed annually to encourage compliance with state immunization requirements. This plan shall be developed in cooperation with the Kenosha County Division of Health.

Legal Ref.: Wisconsin Statutes

Section 118. 125 [Confidentiality/maintenance of student records]
Section 120.12 (16) [Immunization plan requirement}
Section 140.05 (16) [Immunization law]
Section 143.14 [Communicable disease]
Section 252.04 {State immunization requirements for entrance into public schools}

First Reading: August 4, 2009
Second Reading: August 18, 2009
Approved: August 18, 2009

For the Board of Education: Tom Steiner, President; Lynn Jaeger, Vice President; Cole Marshall, Clerk; Bill Barhyte, Treasurer; Sue Giovanni, Member