Florida law requires that students must have on file a Florida Certification of Immunization (DH Form 680) or have an exemption on file at their school.
To meet the requirements for a Florida Certification of Immunization, a child must have the following:
The required immunizations are available at your child’s Medial provider or the Duval County Health Department’s Immunization Center at 5222 North Pearl Street, (904-253-1420).
I. Students will be required to provide physical examinations based on the following policies. Sports physicals DO NOT meet this requirement.
A. Students in Grades PK and K who are entering school for the first time must present a physical examination that has been done within twelve (12) months of enrollment. This also applies to any student in Grades 1-12 entering school in Florida for the very first time.
B. Students in Grades PK-12 who are enrolling from another public or private school within the state of Florida have thirty (30) days from the date of enrollment to provide a copy of their original physical examination.
C. Students in Grades PK-12 who are transferring from out of state or out of the country have thirty (30) days from the date of enrollment to provide a copy of a physical examination that has been done within the last twelve (12) months.
Florida laws authorize school officials to permit transfers of students who present proof of measles vaccination to attend school up to 30 school days until their records can be obtained UNLESS the student is transferring into a grade covered by a policy for two doses of the MMR vaccine and/or documentation of Hepatitis B vaccine series or Varicella. Students transferring into 7th, 8th and 9th grades require an additional proof of a recent Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis vaccine.