A. Consistent with section 15-873, the director shall adopt rules prescribing required immunizations for school attendance, the approved means of immunization and indicated reinforcing immunizations for diseases, and identifying types of health agencies and health care providers which may sign a laboratory evidence of immunity. The rules shall include the required doses, recommended optimum ages for administration of the immunizations, persons who are authorized representatives to sign on behalf of a health agency and other provisions necessary to implement this article.

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 36-672

  • Director: means the director of the department of health services. See Arizona Laws 36-671
  • Documentary proof: means written evidence that a pupil has been immunized or has laboratory evidence of immunity which conforms with the standards promulgated pursuant to section 15-872. See Arizona Laws 36-671
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Health agency: means a local health department or similar governmental agency established pursuant to the laws of another state or country and its officers and employees. See Arizona Laws 36-671
  • Immunization: means the process of inoculation with a specific antigen to promote antibody formation in the body. See Arizona Laws 36-671
  • School: means a public, private or parochial school that offers instruction at any level or grade through twelfth grade, except for day care facilities regulated pursuant to chapter 7. See Arizona Laws 36-671

B. The director, in consultation with the superintendent of public instruction, shall develop by rule standards for documentary proof.

C. Immunization against the human papillomavirus is not required for school attendance.