DHS Announces Immunization Updates for Children in Child Care Centers and Schools

DHS Announces Immunization Updates for Children in Child Care Centers and SchoolsThe Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has announced updates to the immunizations needed for children in child care centers and schools. The changes include updated requirements related to meningitis and whooping cough immunizations, and that past chickenpox infection must be documented by a qualified medical professional. There is no change to existing exemption options for medical, religious, or philosophical reasons. Seasonal flu vaccination or COVID-19 vaccination are not required…

JenniferC.Miller

February 1, 2023

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