Contact your school nurse for IMMUNIZATION information
Immunizations can prevent many serious communicable diseases and are required for school attendance, day care attendance, and before school/after school programs, etc.
Official/valid immunization documentation must be provided to the Wichita Public Schools.
Present immunization information at enrollment. If your child is in progress of completing required vaccinations, documentation must show at least one of the each required vaccine has been received.
School nurses are no longer able to access immunization records from agencies without written parental consent. Return completed authorization forms to the school nurse.
Authorization for Release of Immunization Records - English
Authorization for Release of Immunization Records - Spanish
Authorization for Release of Immunization Records - Vietnamese
Families who have recently moved into the district from out of state are allowed fourteen days to obtain those records.
Click HERE for a current Kansas Certificate of Immunization - KCI form.
Immunization Requirements change most every year.
Immunizations Requirements- English
Immunizations Requirements - Spanish
Immunizations Requirements - Vietnamese
Kansas allows two legal alternatives. They include:
1. Medical Exemption - "Annual written statement signed by a licensed physician (Medical Doctor / M.D. or Doctor of Osteopathy / D.O.) stating the physical condition of the child to be such that the tests or inoculations (vaccinations) would seriously endanger the life or health of the child."
Medical exemption shall be validated annually by physician completion of KCI Form B - Click HERE.
2. Religious Exemption - "Written statement signed by one parent or guardian that the child is an adherent of a religious denomination whose religious teachings are opposed to such tests or inoculations."
Important note regarding medical and religious exemptions:
To protect the health your child and others during suspected vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks, Wichita Public Schools Health Services will consult with Sedgwick County Health Department. Any child claiming either of the above exemptions may be subject to automatic exclusion from school.