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i've been reading on here how some parents don't get thier children vaccinated. we weren't allowed to enroll our son in school unless his vaccinations were done and up to date. isn't that the law? not critizing here, just curious.

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Asked by binker55 at 9:55 PM on Jan. 20, 2010 in About CafeMom

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  • Yes kids can go to school without shots. They have to have a some kind of form signed.

    Answer by Raeann11 at 10:02 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • I know in Michigan, the parents can sign a waiver saying that they don't vaccinate. Mostly you can state that you have personal, religious, or philosophical reasons. Sometimes you can get a medical exclusion if the child has had a allergic reaction to a previous vaccination.

    Different states have different laws. If you don't want to be forced into vaccinating, I would just google (your state) vaccination laws.

    Answer by AmberBrat at 10:05 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • as far as i know, there is only one state that will prosecute parents that don't vaccinate. it is my understanding that all others have waivers. i am from MI too!

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 10:32 AM on Jan. 21, 2010

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