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Immunization Compliance Laws

Reminder:

 

Students attending Texas public schools must be in compliance with state immunization laws in order to

start school on Tuesday, August 18th. School vaccination rules are in effect regardless of whether the

education is received via virtual learning or on campus. Non-compliance will result in students’

withdrawal from Dripping Springs ISD until compliance is met. A 30-day provisional enrollment is

allowed for students who:

 

  •  have an immunization record that indicates the student has received at least one dose of each

specified age-appropriate vaccine required ;

  •  are homeless as defined by §103 of the McKinney Act, 42 USC §11302;
  •  are in foster care as defined by §1355.20(s);
  •  transfer from one Texas school to another, and is awaiting the transfer of the immunization

record; or

  •  are dependents of a person who is on active duty with the armed forces of the United States.

 

The immunization rules may be found in the Texas Administrative Code. Additional information may be

found on the Texas Department of Health Services website. COVID-19 school updates concerning

immunizations can also be found on the Texas Department of Health Services website.