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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 97COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
SUBCHAPTER BIMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS IN TEXAS ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION
RULE §97.61Children and Students Included in Vaccine Requirements

(a) The vaccine requirements apply to all children and students entering, attending, enrolling in, and/or transferring to child-care facilities or public or private primary or secondary schools or institutions of higher education.

(b) The vaccines required in this section are also required for all children in the State of Texas, including children admitted, detained, or committed in Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Department of State Health Services, and the Texas Juvenile Justice Department (TJJD) facilities.

(c) The vaccine requirements are adopted as a statewide control measure for communicable disease as defined in Health and Safety Code, §81.081 and §81.082.


Source Note: The provisions of this §97.61 adopted to be effective April 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 3188; amended to be effective March 5, 2009, 34 TexReg 1433; amended to be effective July 28, 2016, 41 TexReg 5422

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