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Old 09-05-2006, 09:24 PM   #1
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Question for non-vaxers

DD #1 had all her vaccinations already, at her 2 year well baby, they told me some of them were done a few days too early (1 mmr, 1 hep, and 2 other ones i cant remember) and would need to be redone. I refused to let them redo them. They told me that if I didn't get them redone, she wouldn't be able to start school when she was ready. What do you do in that situation? I mean, when school is starting... They said that legally she had to have all her vaccinations up to date or she cannot enter public school.
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Old 09-05-2006, 09:27 PM   #2
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Re: Question for non-vaxers

Totally untrue! All you have to do is get a vax exemption for from the state. At least, that's how it's done in Texas!
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Old 09-05-2006, 09:33 PM   #3
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They're actually quibbling about a few days???? For heaven's sake.

Request that they draw antibody titer levels. I know that if those are high enough that she won't need more shots and that should be enough for her to enter school.
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Old 09-05-2006, 09:40 PM   #4
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Here's a link about vax exemption in Wisconsin:

Hope that helps!
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Old 09-06-2006, 06:58 PM   #5
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you just fill out an exemption when the time comes. It is not a big deal. Here in co it's as easy as flipping over the shot record and signing one of the three exemptions.... medical, religious or philosophical.
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Old 09-07-2006, 08:21 AM   #6
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our school looks at what is given and does not compare dates to bday.
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