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TENNESSEE COMPILATION OF SELECTED LAWS ON CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES, 2011 EDITION

TENNESSEE CODE ANNOTATED

Title 49 Education

Chapter 6 Elementary and Secondary Education

Part 50 Immunization of School Children

49-6-5002. Certificate of immunization.

(a) Proof of immunization shall be established by a certificate of immunization listing all immunizations that a child has received. The certificates shall be signed by a physician or a health care provider administering immunizations. All certificates of immunization shall be on forms furnished by the department of health.

(b) The certificate of immunizations required of any child who has not received all immunizations required by the commissioner of health under § 49-6-5001(a) shall be forwarded to the commissioner. The commissioner shall be responsible for monitoring the health records and notifying the student's legal guardian or guardians and the local school system in the case of noncompliance with immunization requirements.

Acts 1984, ch. 839, § 1.

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