5010 Immunizations

5010 immunizations

  1. General Rule
    • Each student wishing to enroll in the school district must be immunized as required by state law and the rules and regulations promulgated by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services in effect at the time of the student’s enrollment.
    • The district is not responsible for the cost of such immunizations.
    • Any student who does not comply with this policy shall not be permitted to continue attending school.
  2. Exceptions
    • Provisional Enrollment.  Students who meet the statutory requirements for provisional enrollment may be allowed to attend school for sixty days without the necessary immunizations.
    • Immunization shall not be required if the student’s parent or guardian submits one of the following to the superintendent of schools:
      1. A statement signed by a medical professional stating that the required immunization would be injurious to the health and well-being of the student or any member of the student’s household; or
      2. An affidavit signed by the student or a legally authorized representative of the student, stating that the immunization conflicts with the student’s sincerely held religious beliefs.
    • Students who are excepted from the immunization requirement may be excluded from school in the event of an outbreak of any contagious disease in the school population.

Adopted on:  February 10, 2013
Revised on: October 10, 2016
Revised on: February 12, 2018