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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2016

Vaccination Programs: Requirements for Child Care, School, and College Attendance

Description of Resource: 
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends vaccination requirements for child care, school, and college attendance to increase vaccination rates and decrease rates of vaccine-preventable disease and associated morbidity and mortality. Vaccination requirements are laws or policies requiring vaccinations or other documentation of immunity as a condition of child care, school, and college attendance. Their purpose is to reduce the incidence of vaccine-preventable disease and associated morbidity and mortality by increasing vaccination rates.

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Developed By: 
Community Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Immunization and Infectious Diseases
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Citation: 
The Community Guide [Internet]. Vaccination Programs: Requirements for Child Care, School, and College Attendance. c2016– [cited 2017 Feb 17]. Available from: https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/vaccination-programs-requirements-child-care-school-and-college-attendance