Requirements based on national immunization guidelines.
The department shall develop and distribute implementation guidelines for schools and child care centers that are consistent with the national immunization guidelines described in this section and the requirements in WAC 246-105-090
(1) Unless otherwise stated in this section, a child must be vaccinated against each vaccine-preventable disease listed in WAC 246-105-030
at ages and intervals according to the national immunization guidelines in the "Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Recommended Immunization Schedule for Persons Aged 0 Through 18 Years, United States 2016
"; as published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
(MMWR) 2016;65(04): 86-87.
(2) In addition to the ages and intervals required by subsection (1) of this section, the following vaccine administration guidelines shall apply. Schools and child care centers may accept one of the following as proof of a child's immunization status against varicella:
(a) Documentation on the CIS form that the child received age appropriate varicella vaccine; or
(b) Diagnosis or verification of a history of varicella disease by a health care provider acting within his or her scope of practice; or
(c) Diagnosis or verification of a history of herpes zoster by a health care provider acting within his or her scope of practice; or
(d) Serologic proof of immunity against varicella; or
(e) Documentation by the parent that a child has a history of varicella. This type of proof will be accepted only for certain grade levels described in the department's implementation guidelines according to WAC 246-105-090
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.210.140
. WSR 16-15-103, § 246-105-040, filed 7/20/16, effective 8/20/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.210.140
. WSR 14-06-037, § 246-105-040, filed 2/25/14, effective 3/28/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.210.140
. WSR 12-17-018, § 246-105-040, filed 8/2/12, effective 9/2/12; WSR 11-05-060, § 246-105-040, filed 2/11/11, effective 3/14/11; WSR 09-02-003, § 246-105-040, filed 12/26/08, effective 1/26/09.]