Outline of the state of Nebraska



State law addresses vaccinations.

173 Nebraska Administrative Code 3-008 Immunization Standard

IMMUNIZATION Standard: Each student must be protected by immunization against the following diseases, unless otherwise exempted from this requirement under the provisions of 173 NAC 3-010:

  • Measles
  • Diphtheria
  • Invasive pneumococcal disease
  • Mumps
  • Tetanus
  • Rubella
  • Pertussis
  • Polio
  • Haemophilus Influenzae type b (Hib)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varicella
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Nebraska Revised Statutes 79-217 School board and governing authority; student; immunization against certain contagious diseases; exception.

(1) Except as provided in sections 79-221 and 79-222, the school board or board of education of each school district and the governing authority of each private, denominational, or parochial school in this state shall require each student to be protected against measles, mumps, rubella, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus by immunization prior to enrollment. Any student who does not comply with this section shall not be permitted to continue in school until he or she so complies, except as provided by section 79-222. Each school district shall make diligent efforts to inform families prior to the date of school registration of the immunization requirements of this section.

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