Misc Announcements

Changes to State Immunization Rules for Schools and Child Cares Effective August 1, 2020

The State Board of Health (SBOH) has approved changes to Chapter 246-105 of the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) concerning school and child care immunization policy.  These rules apply to all public and private school and licensed child care centers in Washington State

The update to Chapter 246-105 WAC has three major focuses:

  • It now requires medically verified immunization records for school and child care entry.
  • It clarifies conditional status in regards to school and child care immunization requirements and implementation.
  • It changes the Tdap immunization requirement to 7th through 12th grades.

There are other small changes to the rule. Read the full rule.  For more info visit:  https://www.doh.wa.gov

Coronavius Resources:  For parents have questions/concerns regarding this new coronavirus (called 2019-nCoV), Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) is directing inquiries as follows: