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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 110. Regulations for the Immunization of School Children

12VAC5-110-30. Administration.

A. The Board of Health has the responsibility for promulgating regulations pertaining to the implementation of the school immunization law and standards of immunization by which a child attending any school may be judged to be adequately immunized.

B. The State Health Commissioner is the executive officer for the State Board of Health with the authority of the board when it is not in session, subject to the rules and regulations of the board.

C. The local health director is responsible for providing assistance in implementing this chapter to the school divisions in his jurisdiction and for providing immunizations to children determined not to be adequately immunized, who present themselves to the local health department for immunization.

D. The school principals of public schools and the principals, headmasters and directors of nonpublic schools shall require each student attending their institutions to provide documentary proof of immunization against the diseases listed in 12VAC5-110-70.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-271.2, 32.1-12, and 32.1-46 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-28-300 § 2.2, eff. August 13, 1992; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 16, eff. August 1, 1995; Volume 26, Issue 11, eff. March 3, 2010.

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