State law addresses vaccinations.
Information for Parents: New Tdap Vaccine Requirement For Students Entering 7th Grade for the 2011-12 School Year
Document provides information on new immunization requirements for the Tdap vaccine.
OKLAHOMA SCHOOL NURSE GUIDELINES
Guidelines address the school nurse's role in tracking student records for compliance with the immunization law.
Oklahoma Statutes 70-12110.191. Certification - School children - List of immunization tests required.
A. No minor child shall be admitted to any public, private, or parochial school operating in this state unless and until certification is presented to the appropriate school authorities from a licensed physician, or authorized representative of the State Department of Health, that such child has received or is in the process of receiving, immunizations against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB), measles (rubeola), rubella, poliomyelitis, varicella, and hepatitis A or is likely to be immune as a result of the disease. B. Immunizations required, and the manner and frequency of their administration, as prescribed by the State Board of Health, shall conform to recognized standard medical practices in the state. The State Department of Health shall supervise and secure the enforcement of the required immunization program. The State Department of Education and the governing boards of the school districts of this state shall render reasonable assistance to the State Department of Health in the enforcement of the provisions hereof.
SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR’S GUIDE TO OKLAHOMA’S IMMUNIZATION LAW
Guide provides information for school administrators on compliance with immunization law.
SCHOOL NURSE ORIENTATION MANUAL
Manual addresses the school nurse's role in tracking student records for compliance with the immunization law.