Immunization Requirements for School Attendance in Maryland

Report
Objectives
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 COMAR Immunization Requirements for School
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Attendance
New Immunization Requirements for SY 2014-15
New DHMH 896 Form
Abbreviations for Common Childhood
Immunizations
Addressing Non-Compliance
COMAR Immunization Requirements for School
Attendance
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 DHMH COMAR 10.06.04.03
 Immunizations for 12 Illnesses Required for School
Attendance
Each immunization has a specific number of doses required for
school attendance
 Some immunizations can be “waived” if there is proof that the
student is immune to the disease (blood titer or history of illness)
 Medical Exemptions are only for students that are unable to get a
vaccine because of a health reason or if the vaccine is not
medically indicated
 Documentation from a health care provider required
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COMAR Immunization Requirements for School
Attendance
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 Diphtheria, Tetanus,
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Pertussis
Measles, Mumps,
Rubella
Polio
Varicella (Chickenpox)
Hepatitis B
 Pneumococcal
 Haemophilus influenza,
type B
 Tetanus, diphtheria,
pertussis booster
 Meningococcal
New Immunization Requirements for SY 2014-15
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 2 doses of Varicella vaccine for entry into
Kindergarten
 1 dose of Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis booster
vaccine for entry into 7th grade
 1 dose of Meningococcal vaccine for entry into 7th
grade
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Review of the New DHMH 896 Form
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 Revised February 2014
 Changes:
 The “LOST OR DESTROYED RECORDS” section was
removed
 Under “MEDICAL CONTRAINDICATION”, Health care
providers must document the “reason for the
contraindication”.
 “Immunization Requirements” on the reverse side of the
form have been updated to include the new requirements for
Tdap and MCV (meningococcal vaccine).
“Lost or
Destroyed
Records”
Section
removed
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Abbreviations for Immunizations
Required Vaccine
Standard U.S.
Abbreviation
Name on 896 Form
Name in SMS
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Diphtheria
DT/DTP/DTaP
DTP-DTaP-DT/Td
DTP/DTaP*
(Diphtheria/Tetanus)
Pertussis
DT/DTP/DTaP
DTP-DTaP-DT
DTP/DTaP*
(Diphtheria/Tetanus)
Tetanus
DT/DTP/DTaP
DTP-DTaP-DT/Td/Tdap
DTP/DTaP*
(Diphtheria/Tetanus)
Measles
MMR/MMRV
MMR
Measles
Mumps
MMR/MMRV
MMR
Mumps
Rubella (German Measles
MMR/MMRV
MMR
Rubella (German
Measles)
Polio
IPV
Polio
Polio
Varicella (Chickenpox)
VAR/MMRV
Varicella
Varicella (Chickenpox)
Hepatitis B
HepB
Hep B
Hepatitis B
Haemophilus influenza,
type B
Hib
Hib
HIB
Pneumococcal
PCV7/PCV13/PPSV23
PCV
PCV7*
Meningococcal
MCV/MenACWY/MCV4/
Hib-MenCY/MPSV4
MCV
Meningococcal*
Tetanus, diphtheria,
pertussis booster
Tdap
Tdap
Tdap*
Data Entry into SMS Immunization Module
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 Varicella
 Enter information for both doses under the “Required” tab
 Tdap
 Enter information for this dose under the “Recommended” tab
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Drop down option
 Meningococcal
 Enter information for this dose under the “Recommended” tab
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Drop down option
 Eventually, Tdap and Meningococcal data fields will
be under the “Requried” tab
Addressing Non-Compliance
Review and Verify
• DHMH 896
• Maryland ImmuNET
• Additional documents if applicable
• Provide Report of Non-Compliant Students with Incorrectly Administered Vaccines
• Provide Immunization documents
Refer to the School • Registered School Nurse will consult with the Regional Nursing Supervisor if needed
Nurse for Review
Follow
Recommendations
• Notifty Parent/Guardian of Non-Compliance
OR
• Correct information in SMS
OR
• "Over-Ride" in SMS *(only the Medical Director has authorization to make this request, and will
notify the SSL)

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