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Complying with Immunization Requirements for Schools & Child Care Providers

California Immunization School La​w Training

Throughout the year, the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department Immunization Program offers free immunization requirements trainings for school and child care staff.

These trainings teach staff about immunization requirements for school and child care entry, how to read immunization records, and how to correctly transcribe the information from the immunization record onto the California School Immunization Record (blue card). Principals, directors, registrars, nurses, health technicians, health clerks, secretaries, and those responsible for administering and transcribing immunization records are encouraged to attend.

Immunization Resources for School and Child Care Staff

These resources will help you to comply with state of California immunization requirements for your facility as well as help you complete California School Immunization Records.

Materials for Parents and Guardians

Immunization Requirements for School and Child Care Entry

State of California school immunization law outlines the immunizations required for school and child care entry. Please encourage parents to make sure their children receive all of the recommended vaccines, in addition to the ones required for school and child care entry.

Managing Infectious Diseases in Child Care Facilities and Schools

Find notices to send home to parents about infectious diseases in group care settings for children at Exposure Notices for Communicable Diseases.


County of Santa Clara Public Health Department Immunization Program
976 Lenzen Ave., Suite 1100
San Jose, CA 95126
Telephone: (408) 792-5007 
Fax: (408) 947-8752​​​

Last updated: 2/5/2021 12:25 PM