Kansas - Vaccination Waiver: Policy requirement

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law allows waivers for religious or moral reasons.

K.S.A. 72-6262. Same; certification of completion required, alternatives; duties of school boards.

(b) As an alternative to the certification required under subsection (a), a pupil shall present:

  • (1) An annual written statement signed by a licensed physician stating the physical condition of the child to be such that the tests or inoculations would seriously endanger the life or health of the child, or
  • (2) a written statement signed by one parent or guardian that the child is an adherent of a religious denomination whose religious teachings are opposed to such tests or inoculations.
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