TITLE X
PUBLIC HEALTH

CHAPTER 141-C
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE

Section 141-C:20-a

    141-C:20-a Immunization. –
I. All parents or legal guardians shall have their children who are residing in this state immunized against certain diseases. These diseases shall include, but not be limited to, diphtheria, mumps, pertussis, poliomyelitis, rubella, rubeola, and tetanus. The commissioner shall adopt rules under RSA 541-A relative to other diseases which require immunization.
II. No child shall be admitted or enrolled in any school or child care agency, public or private, unless the following is demonstrated:
(a) Immunization under paragraph I;
(b) Partial immunization relative to the age of the child as specified in rules adopted by the commissioner; or
(c) Exemption under RSA 141-C:20-c.
III. Nothing in this section shall require an immunization/vaccination requirement for diseases that are noncommunicable. Noncommunicable disease means a disease that is not infectious or transmissible from person-to-person.

Source. 1987, 193:7. 1995, 310:183, eff. Nov. 1, 1995. 2017, 137:1, eff. Aug. 15, 2017.