Outline of the state of Wyoming



State law addresses vaccinations.

Wyoming Administrative Rules 048.0071.3.02072018 Mandatory Immunizations for Children Attending Schools and Child Caring Facilities

Section 4. Minimum Immunization Requirements a) A child must be immunized against the following vaccine-preventable diseases:

  • (i) Diphtheria;
  • (ii) Haemophilus influenza type b;
  • (iii) Hepatitis B;
  • (iv) Measles;
  • (v) Mumps;
  • (vi) Pertussis;
  • (vii) Polio;
  • (viii) Pneumococcal;
  • (ix) Rotavirus;
  • (x) Rubella;
  • (xi) Tetanus; and
  • (xii) Varicella.
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Wyoming Statutes 21-4-309. Mandatory immunizations for children attending schools; exceptions.

(a) Any person attending, full or part time, any public or private school, kindergarten through twelfth grade, shall within thirty (30) days after the date of school entry, provide to the appropriate school official written documentary proof of immunization. For purposes of this section, documentary proof of immunization is written certification by a private licensed physician or his representative or by any public health authority, that the person is fully immunized. Documentation shall include month, day and year of each required immunization received against vaccine preventable disease as designated by the state health authority. No school administrator shall permit a student to attend school formore than thirty (30) calendar days without documentary proof of immunization. If immunization requires a series of immunizations over a period of more than thirty (30) calendar days, the child shall be permitted to attend school while receiving continuing immunization if the school administrator receives written notification by a private licensed physician or his representative or by a public health official, specifying a written schedule for necessary immunization completion within the medically accepted time period. Waivers shall be authorized by the state or county health officer upon submission of written evidence of religious objection or medical contraindication to the administration of any vaccine.

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