Immunization Requirements

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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.

Information on School Law Requirements

2017-2018 School Year Immunization Rates

Data reported from Wisconsin schools for the 2017-2018 school year are available on a searchable, interactive web map.

Additional information, including a statewide summary and lists of results for every school and district, can be found on the Immunization Rate Data page in the section called "Children Ages 0-18 years."

School Requirements

Wisconsin Student Immunization Law - What schools need to know for fall 2018

The webinar recording and PDFs of slides are available.

Materials for Schools

Forms, Reports, and Letters

Compliance Results from Previous School Year (to determine if exclusion is required for current school year)

Educational Materials for Parents

Additional Resources

Information on 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 2018 Child Care Assessment.

Q&A document 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 2017-2018


Wisconsin local health departments - Regional offices - Tribal agencies

Wisconsin immunization program staff

Last Revised: October 3, 2018