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Iowa Immunization Requirements

Iowa Code, Chapter 139a.8(6) and Iowa Administrative Code, 641-7.7(139) outline the immunization requirement for students attending licensed child care centers and elementary or secondary schools. Students shall have received the required immunizations and submit the Iowa Department of Public Health Certificate of Immunization or have a valid Certificate of Immunization Exemption, or Provisional Certificate of Immunization.

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Updated Certificate of Immunization Exemption
Posted: Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015

The Iowa Department of Public Health, Immunization Program has made changes to the Certificate of Immunization Exemption. The changes were made to clarify the provisions of the certificate. The Certificate of Immunization Exemption has become two separate documents; Certificate of Immunization Exemption - Medical and Certificate of Immunization Exemption - Religious.

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