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Can a non-immunized child still attend public school in Nevada?

If a parent wishes to opt out of immunization for his or her child due to religious beliefs, can that child still attend public school.
In Topics: Kindergarten readiness, Choosing a school, Physical Health
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Dec 1, 2009
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What the Expert Says:

I would check with the state department of education in Nevada and your doctor.  In most states children cannot attend unimmunized unless there is a medical exemption or religious exemption.  In about 11 states there is also a philosophical exemption.  These are state laws and exist for the protection of children by herd immunity since not all children are well and have immunity.


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