Bayou D
Wednesday, May 12, 2004: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM

D6: School Entry Requirements: Implementation, Enforcement, Exemptions, and Success

Immunization requirements are one of the most effective yet controversial ways to increase immunization coverage in school-age children. This workshop will include presentations on a number of facets of entry requirements their implementation, enforcement, effect on exemptions, and impact on disease.
Learning Objectives: After this workshop, participants should be able to list two strengths and two limitations of immunization requirements.

Moderator:Achal Bhatt
2:00 PMIntroductory Remarks
2:15 PMCommunity Wide Assault on Noncompliance of Immunization Requirements
Dale Yerger
2:30 PMThe Rise of Medical and Religious Exemptions to Vaccination in Texas
Julie S. Townsend, Monica M. Gamez
2:45 PMPresentation Thad Wilson
3:00 PMDiscussion

The 38th National Immunization Conference of CDC