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Can my doctor release immunization records to a public school?

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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Immunization record

Your doctor does not release shot record to anyone unless you request it.
Most states have immunization registry where your doctor will enter all the vaccines given, only physicians, nurses, Healthcare providers have access to these immunization records, but if your child is older than 12 years old you need to sign consent before your Dr can enter the immunization in the registry. Good luck.

In brief: Immunization record

Your doctor does not release shot record to anyone unless you request it.
Most states have immunization registry where your doctor will enter all the vaccines given, only physicians, nurses, Healthcare providers have access to these immunization records, but if your child is older than 12 years old you need to sign consent before your Dr can enter the immunization in the registry. Good luck.
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not Without Permissi

The doctor needs your permission, but the school , if immuniuzations are required by law can prevent your child from attending.

In brief: Not Without Permissi

The doctor needs your permission, but the school , if immuniuzations are required by law can prevent your child from attending.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: Permission needed

Not without permission.
This would violate privacy laws without your permission.

In brief: Permission needed

Not without permission.
This would violate privacy laws without your permission.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: With your permission

Your medical information & that of your children is private.
Many schools require proof of immunization status as a qualification for entry every year & may require a doctor sign off on a shot record. In my state, parents may sign permission for their kids shots to be entered into a state data base & qualifying schools can view your kids shot record in that system.

In brief: With your permission

Your medical information & that of your children is private.
Many schools require proof of immunization status as a qualification for entry every year & may require a doctor sign off on a shot record. In my state, parents may sign permission for their kids shots to be entered into a state data base & qualifying schools can view your kids shot record in that system.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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