Start Kindergarten Right: Immunize!
Today is the first day of school for many new kindergartners throughout California. Most of them will enter school with fully up-to-date immunizations. But a growing number of parents throughout the state are opting for the “personal belief” exemption and not immunizing their children.
The California School Immunization Law requires that children be up-to-date on their immunizations to attend school or child care. California, however, provides an exemption from this requirement if parents file a letter stating that immunizations are contrary to their beliefs. A parent can take the personal belief position at any time. Continue reading