Immunization Requirements

To protect students and children from diseases that are preventable by immunization, Wisconsin law requires all students to show that they have received the required immunizations or have a signed waiver.

This page includes information about the law and materials that schools, child care centers, and public health agencies use to implement the law.

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School Law Requirements

On 8/26/2020 we held a webinar that discussed the changes to the school report and reporting process in detail.

Materials for Schools

Forms, Reports, and Letters

Student Immunization Record, F-04020L

Legal Notice, F-44001

Notice of Exclusion, P-44545 (PDF)

There are two options, below, for the school to report to the local health department. Note: The survey links on the forms are broken; please use the following links:

  • Option 1, F-04002-21 Use the new reporting form with vaccine specific details to collect your school's immunization data (preferred). Please use this correct link to report the data.
  • Option 2, F-04002-20 You can utilize the report from last year to collect your school's immunization data. While dated 2019–2020, it is okay to use this document to report the 2020–2021 school year. Please use this correct link to report the data.

Local Health Department contact information

Search for your school's DPI LEA code and school code: public school, by district | public schools | private schools

Noncompliance Roster, F-01580 (PDF)

School Report to District Attorney [for schools not subject to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)], F-44212 (PDF)

90th Day Letter - for students "in process," P-44545 | Spanish | Hmong | Somali

90th Day Letter - for students who are not compliant, P-44545 | Spanish | Hmong | Somali

Results from 2019-2020 School Year

Educational Materials for Parents

Additional Resources

Child Care Requirements

Resources to Help Child Care Centers Prepare for the Annual Assessment

Letter to Child Care Center Directors that outlines immunization requirements and steps to prepare for the 2019-20 Child Care Assessment.

Q&A document, P-02047 to help parents understand immunization requirements for child care centers by age.

Child Care Assessment Booklet

Child Care - Immunization Assessment booklet, P-44329 The "assessment booklet" contains all of the information and instructions that child care centers need in order to complete the annual assessment.

Child Care - Immunization Record, F-44192 According to state law, child care centers should require all parents to keep the Immunization Record up-to-date. Maintaining this form will meet this requirement.

Child Care Assessment Results

Contacts

Wisconsin local health departments - Regional offices - Tribal agencies

Wisconsin immunization program staff

Last Revised: October 22, 2020