Position Statement - Required Immunizations

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The National PTA encourages each SEA (State Education Agency) to require certification of immunizations to prevent communicable disease, as a condition of entry into public and non-public schools, preschools and child care facilities. We recognize the need to make provisions for exemptions for medical or religious reasons.

Adopted: by the 1989 Board of Directors

Reviewed: by the 1993, 1994 and 1999 Convention Resolutions Committee