School Nurses

VT school nurses have been discouraged from supplying immunization exemption forms to parents. This is slide 24 of presentation by Andrea Green, MD (Vermont Children’s Hospital) & Vermont Department of Health Wendy Davis, MD (EPSDT Program* Chief):

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found at: http://www.uvm.edu/medicine/ahec/documents/Sept2012GlobalVTHealth-_Immunizations_NewAmericans_StudentTravelers.pdf

*Further information about EPSDT Program: 

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from – http://vtmedicaid.com/Downloads/manuals/New%20Consolidated%20Manual/ProvManual%20Consolidated%2011-1-13.pdf

See also: http://www.commonwealthfund.org/usr_doc/893_EPSDT_overview.pdf

 

It is curious that nurses were trained on changes to law, before Rules had been approved by LCAR