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Tahoe Truckee school district: California vaccine law now in effect

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — The new California vaccine law is now in effect for the upcoming school year, and the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District wants to ensure parents are informed and prepared before school starts.

Senate Bill 277 requires almost all California children who attend private or public schools to be fully vaccinated regardless of personal or religious beliefs.

At TTUSD, all children who are entering school for the first time (transitional kindergarten or kindergarten) must be vaccinated in order to attend school.

While the district never wants to turn away a student, TTUSD is mandated by the state to verify students’ immunization records before the start of transitional kindergarten/kindergarten and seventh grade. (Read More...)