§ 23.86. School reporting.

 (a)  A public, private, parochial or nonpublic school in this Commonwealth, including vocational schools, intermediate units, special education and home education programs, and cyber and charter schools, shall report immunization data to the Department electronically by December 31 of each year using a format and system provided by the Department.

 (b)  In the event a public, private, parochial or nonpublic school is unable to complete its report electronically, it shall report to the Department by December 15 of each year using a form provided by the Department.

 (c)  The school administrator or the school administrator’s designee shall forward the reports to the Department as indicated on the reporting form provided by the Department.

 (d)  Duplicate reports shall be submitted to the county health department if the school is located in a county with a full-time health department.

 (e)  The school administrator or the school administrator’s designee shall ensure that the school’s identification information, including the name of the school, school district, county and school address, is correct, and shall make any necessary corrections prior to submitting the report.

 (f)  Content of the reports must include all of the following information:

   (1)  The month, day and year of the report.

   (2)  The number of students attending school in each grade-level, or in an ungraded school, in each age group, as indicated on the reporting form.

   (3)  The number of doses of each individual antigen given in each grade-level, or in an ungraded school, in each age group, as indicated on the reporting form.

   (4)  The number of students attending school who were classed as medical exemptions in each grade-level, or in an ungraded school, in each age group, as indicated on the reporting form.

   (5)  The number of students attending school who were classed as religious exemptions in each grade level, or in an ungraded school, in each age group, as indicated on the reporting form.

   (6)  The number of students provisionally admitted in each grade level or, in an ungraded school, in any age group, as indicated on the reporting form.

   (7)  The number of students in kindergarten, 7th grade or in an ungraded school, 12 years of age only, who were denied admission because of the student’s inability to provide documentation of the required vaccine doses.

   (8)  Other information as required by the Department.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  23.86 amended under section 1303 of the Public School Code of 1949 (24 P.S. §  13-1303); section 16(a)(6) and (b) of the Disease Prevention and Control Law of 1955 (35 P.S. §  521.16(a)(6) and (b)); and sections 2102(g) and 2111 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. § §  532(g) and 541).

Source

   The provisions of this §  23.86 amended through September 17, 1982, effective August 1, 1983, 12 Pa.B. 3288; amended January 23, 1987, effective January 24, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 375; amended August 22, 1997, effective August 23, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 4317; amended May 28, 2010, effective August 1, 2011, 40 Pa.B. 2747; amended March 3, 2017, effective August 1, 2017, 47 Pa.B. 1300. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (349631) to (349632).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  405.49 (relating to immunizations); and 28 Pa. Code §  27.77 (relating to immunization requirements for children in child care group settings).



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