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Immunizations against poliomyelitis, mumps, measles, diphtheria and rubella
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 47
§ 4710-a. Immunizations against poliomyelitis, mumps, measles,
diphtheria and rubella. 1. It shall be the duty of the individual
designated to assume responsibility for the central coordination and
management of the activities of the shared health facility to inquire of
each person receiving care who is under the age of eighteen, or of a
person in parental relation to such person, whether all necessary
immunizations have been received for poliomyelitis, mumps, measles,
diphtheria and rubella and, if not, to make available such immunizations
and a certificate or certificates of such immunizations.

2. This section shall not apply to children whose parent, parents, or
guardian are bona fide members of a recognized religious organization
whose teachings are contrary to the practices herein required.

3. If any physician licensed to practice medicine in this state
certifies that such immunization may be detrimental to a child's health,
the requirements of this section shall be inapplicable until such
immunization may be found no longer to be detrimental to the child's