immunization Exemptions

CLAIMING AN EXEMPTION
A parent may claim an exemption to immunization for medical, religious, or personal reasons, as allowed by Section 53A-11-302 of the Utah Statutory Code. Each exemption claimed must be accompanied by the appropriate Utah Department of Health Exemption Form.

MEDICAL EXEMPTION
If a parent/guardian claims a medical exemption for a student, a Medical Exemption Form must be completed and signed by the student's licensed physician (Utah Statutory Code - Section 53A-11-302). The Medical Exemption Form may be obtained from the student's physician. The appropriate copy must filed with the school or early childhood program.

RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION
If a parent/guardian claims a religious exemption for a student, a Religious Exemption Form must be completed and signed by the parent/guardian. The Religious Exemption Form may be obtained from a local health department. A local health department representative must witness and sign the Religious Exemption Form. The appropriate copy must be filed with the school or early childhood program.

PERSONAL EXEMPTION
If a parent/guardian claims a personal exemption for a student, a Personal Exemption Form must be completed and signed by the parent/guardian. The Personal Exemption Form may be obtained from a local health department. A local health department representative must witness and sign the Personal Exemption Form. The appropriate copy must be filed with the school or early childhood program.