Recently Washington State has made some changes to the way immunizations work. This directly affects children in care. Take the time to watch this information provided by Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families. This recording will help you to be informed about these important policy changes.
Implementing Immunization Bill, August 5, 2019 WAC 110-300 Updates Webinar Play recording (1:01:45) Recording password: EkUd3NqM
- For Child Care Licensing Policies & Procedures information, please visit the DCYF Policy, Laws and Rules webpage: https://www.dcyf.wa.gov/practice/policy-laws-rules/child-care-licensing
- The Department of Health’s current guidelines for mixing bleach solutions for childcare and similar environments can be found here: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/8340/970-216-Disinfect-en-L.pdf
- For information and resources on School and Child Care Immunizations please visit:https://www.doh.wa.gov/YouandYourFamily/Immunization/SchoolandChildCare#manual
- More information on the MMR Vaccine Exemption Law Change, as well as sample staff letters, can be found here: https://www.doh.wa.gov/CommunityandEnvironment/Schools/Immunization/ExemptionLawChang
In addition to this information provided, DCYF is also taking a more in-depth review of CBD Oil and Cream due to its complexity and potential legal issues. We will be consulting with the agency’s AAG and respond soon to requests for policy information.
If you have any questions, please email [email protected].