State law allows waivers for religious or moral reasons.
Florida Statutes 1002.20 K-12 student and parent rights.
(3) HEALTH ISSUES.—
- (b) Immunizations.—The parent of any child attending a public or private school shall be exempt from the school immunization requirements upon meeting any of the exemptions in accordance with the provisions of s. 1003.22(5).
Florida Statutes 1003.22 School-entry health examinations; immunization against communicable diseases; exemptions; duties of Department of Health.
5) The provisions of this section shall not apply if: (a) The parent of the child objects in writing that the administration of immunizing agents conflicts with his or her religious tenets or practices
Immunization Guidelines for Schools, Childcare Facilities and Family Daycare Homes
This document provides technical assistance for healthcare providers, schools, school health personnel, and county health department personnel regarding immunization requirements, exceptions and exemptions to requirements, and reporting requirements.