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Summary:

A child shall be exempt from Chapter 1 immunization requirements if their parent files with a written statement by a licensed physician that the child's condition makes immunization unsafe. The physician shall indicate the specific nature and estimated duration of the medical condition that contraindicate immunization.

Keywords:
immunization, child, student
Summary:

Each school or institution included under 120335 shall require documented proof of each entrant's immunization status. Immunizations of each new entrant shall be recorded in the entrant's permanent enrollment and scholarship record. The institution's governing authority must file a written report of the immunizations status of new entrants with the department and the local health department. The local health department shall have access to health information related to immunization of students to determine immunization deficiencies.

Summary:

Students under the age of 18 seeking enrollment California state colleges shall be exempt from the immunization requirement for hepatitis B if such person files a written statement by a physician or surgeon that that the person's condition makes immunization unsafe. The physician shall indicate the specific nature and estimated duration of the medical condition that contraindicate immunization.

Summary:

Local health officers may operate immunization information systems. Health officers are permitted to share information specified in (c)(1) to (9) with other health officers operating the system.

Summary:

Unless a refusal to permit record sharing is made under (e), health care providers and other agencies may disclose information specified in (c)(1) to (9) from the patient's medical record or the client's record to local health departments operating immunization information systems and to the State Department of Health Services. Local health departments and the State Department may disclose (c)(1) to (9) information to each other and to requesting health care providers taking care of a particular patient. Information under (c)(1) to (6), (8), and (9) may be disclosed to the agencies and entities listed.

Summary:

Health care providers and local health departments may disclose to each other certain types of health information (listed 1 to 9) for the purpose of immunization and payment for such services.

Summary:

The confidentiality of information under (c) shall be maintained. Information under (c) shall only be used for the following purposes: to provide immunization services to the patient or client, to provide third-party payer immunization payments, to compile and distribute statistical information (without identifying information), and as physicians are authorized by Division 1, Part 2.6 of the Civil Code.

Summary:

An agency possessing immunization information listed in (c)(1) to (9), if planning to disclose information to an immunization system, shall inform the patient that: the information may be shared, information shared will be treated as confidential, the patient has the right to examine any information shared and correct errors, the patient or their parent or guardian may refuse to allow the information to be shared. If patient refuses, the patient's physician may maintain access to such information for patient care and public health purposes and the local health department and the State Department may maintain access for public health purposes pursuant to the listed provisions.

Summary:

Any party authorized to make medical decisions for a patient or client may permit sharing of the patient's or client's record with any of the immunization information systems authorized by this section.

Summary:

State DHS and local health departments may disclose to each other certain types of health information (listed 1 to 9) for the purpose of immunization and payment for such services.

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