Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations for the Immunization of School Children [12 VAC 5 ‑ 110]
Amend regulations following periodic review
Action 4334
General Information
Action Summary Existing regulations will be updated in response to comments received as a result of periodic review. In addition, issues identified since the Regulations were last amended will be addressed. For example, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine should not be required for children entering kindergarten and demonstration of immunity to mumps through laboratory testing should be acceptable. Increasing use of electronic records requires modification to accommodate these technological changes.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004210]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 3/7/2014
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7179 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/14/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Christy Gray  / Director, Division of Immunization
Address: 101 N. 14th Street
15th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-7928    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.