State law allows waivers for religious or moral reasons.
10 Guam Code Annotated 3322 Vaccination and Immunization.
a) No student shall be permitted to attend any public or private school, college or university within Guam unless evidence is presented to the enrolling officer of such school, college or university that the student child is free from any communicable diseases, and has had all the required vaccinations or immunizations as the Director shall in conformity with Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice ('ACIP') of the United States Department of Human Services and the American Academy of Pediatrics ('AAP'); provided, that in the event that the recommendations of the ACIP and the AAP differ, the Department shall determine which recommendations shall apply, except that exemption may be granted to a student in a case:
- (1) when the vaccination or immunization would be against his or her religious beliefs and would not constitute a contagious health risk for the public at large, as certified annually prior to commencement of the school year by the Director in consultation with a Guam Licensed physician or by a Guam licensed physician; or
- (2) upon certification by a parent or guardian of a student who is a minor, that such vaccination or immunization would be against their religious belief and would not constitute a contagious health risk for the public at large, as certified annually prior to commencement of the school year by the Director in consultation with a Guam licensed physician or by a Guam Licensed physician; or
- (3) when a student who has been certified by a Guam licensed medical doctor that said student should be exempt from this Section where medical contraindication to his or her receiving a specific vaccine exists.
(b) Certificates of medical and religious exemption shall be kept on file in Bureau of Communicable Diseases Control of the Department. A copy of the certificate for medical and religious exemption shall be included in the student's record at the school.
Guam Board of Education Policy 337 Health Requirements for Students
Board policy allows vaccination waivers for religious or moral reasons.
SOP 1200-020 Health Requirements for Students
Standard Operating Procedure allows vaccination waivers for religious or moral reasons.