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LAC DPH Information: Understanding California Child Care and School Immunization Requirements and Medical Exemptions

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Understand California’s childcare and school immunization requirements and medical exemptions.

This article is designed to help healthcare providers understand and navigate California’s child care and school immunization requirements and use an evidence-based approach to immunizations and medical exemptions to ensure the best health for their patients.

Topics covered include vaccination requirements for child care and school attendance, medical exemptions, guidance on contraindications and precautions, clinical and other considerations for COVID-19 vaccinations and notification possible vaccine-related adverse events.

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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health designates this sustainable activity for up to 1 AMA PRA Category 1™ credit. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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