May 20, 2022: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed six Connecticut Counties in the High/Orange category as part of its COVID-19 Community Levels Map. Only Fairfield and Tolland Counties are listed in the Medium/Yellow category. Residents in these counties should wear a mask indoors in public; stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and get tested if they have symptoms. Additional precautions may be needed for residents who are at high risk for severe illness. Visit the CDC COVID-19 Community Levels Map for updates.

Immunization Laws and Regulations

Public Act 21-6 repeals non-medical exemptions in CT. The act includes amendments to the following statutes: 10-204a, 19a-25, 10a-155, 10a-155b(a), 19a-79, 19a-87b.
Frequently asked questions may be found on the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) page here: CSDE Guidance Regarding Public Act 21-6and on the Office of Early Childhood (OEC) page here: OEC Guidance Regarding Public Act 21-6.

 

Medical Exemption Certificate 9-27-2021

Pursuant to Section 7 of Public Act 21-6, this Medical Exemption Certificate should be used by healthcare providers submitting a medical exemption for a child or student attending a Connecticut child care program, elementary, middle, or high school, or higher education.

 

Department of Public Health Code

Connecticut's Immunization Information System (CT WiZ)
State Laws/Regulations 19a-7h

CT WiZ Confidentiality Agreement

College

   Letters and Guidance Documents:  

         Guidance documents will be updated to reflect the changes as amended by Public Act 26-1


Elementary, Middle and High School

  • School Immunization Requirements Regulations 10-204a-1—10-204a-4
    The final version that was published in the CT Law Journal has a small discrepancy in 10-204a-2a(e)(3) mumps.  It reads "has had protection against rubella confirmed in writing by a physician, physician assistant or advanced practice registered nurse based on specific blood testing by a certified laboratory."  It should read “has had protection against mumps confirmed in writing by a physician, physician assistant or advanced practice registered nurse based on specific blood testing by a certified laboratory.
  • Required Immunizations CGS Sec. 10-204a

Letters and Guidance Documents:

Office of Early Childhood Child Care and Youth Camps

     Letters and Guidance Documents:

Other

Office of Legislative Review reports

Link to CDC website of other state laws and regulations

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