The purpose of the immunization requirement for entry into child care and pre-kindergarten programs is to protect children, staff, and the public from vaccine-preventable diseases in child care centers. The rules establish minimum immunization requirements for attendance at regulated center based and family child care, including pre-kindergarten.
|A Parent's Guide to Immunizations Required for Child Care||Brochure on vaccines required for child care||View||03/26/2018|
|Vermont's Child Care Immunization Regulations||FAQs about the child care requlations||View||11/15/2016|
|Immunization Exemption Information||Additional information on exemption||View||04/01/2018|
|Provisional Admittance Information||Additional information on provisional admittance||View||04/01/2018|
|Flow Chart for Child Care Immunization Records Assessment||Tool for record assessment||View||04/01/2018|
|FAQ for Medical Practices||FAQs for medical practices||View||03/23/2017|
|Immunization Regulations||Rules and regulations||View||11/15/2016|
All regulated center based and family home child care providers in Vermont are required to report the immunization status of children in their care by January 1st to the State of Vermont each year. The Department for Children and Families (Child Development Division) will email the annual child care immunization survey to providers in the Fall.
Immunization rates for licensed facilities in compliance with the reporting requirement can be viewed on the Immunization Rates page.
Please use the forms provided. All forms are current.
|2. Child Care Immunization Checklist||Checklist - Optional Use||View||04/18/2017|
|3. Documentation of Varicella||Form used to document varicella disease||View||11/15/2016|
|4. Notice of Missing Immunization and Provisional Admittance||Parental Notice||View||04/01/2018|
|5. Notice of Provisional Admittance and Exclusion||Parental Notice||View||04/01/2018|
|1. Child Care (Including Pre-K) Provisional and Exempt Line List||Form is available in Excel or PDF format||Excel or PDF||11/15/2016|
|Religious Exemption (2018-19 coming soon)||View||03/20/2017|
|Required Parent Education||View||03/23/2017|
This course explores the importance of immunizations in protecting children and staff from vaccine preventable diseases as well asthe child care providers' roles and responsibilities related to the children in their care.