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55 Pa. Code § 3041.46. Immunization.

§ 3041.46. Immunization.

 (a)  A child receiving subsidized child care shall have received age-appropriate immunizations as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. For facilities subject to certification by the Department, immunizations shall be provided as specified in § §  3270.131, 3280.131 and 3290.131 (relating to health assessment). Exemption from the immunization requirement shall be granted by the eligibility agency if:

   (1)  A child’s parent or caretaker objects to immunizations on religious grounds.

   (2)  A parent or caretaker indicates that a child’s medical condition contraindicates immunization.

 (b)  If an otherwise eligible child does not have age-appropriate immunizations and is not exempt from immunization, the family shall be authorized for subsidy and the parent or caretaker shall be given 90 calendar days to obtain immunizations for the child and self-certify that the child has age-appropriate immunizations or that the child is exempt from the immunization requirement.

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