Early Childhood Programs Immunization Law in Minnesota
Minnesota requires children enrolling in early childhood and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) programs to show they have received immunizations or an exemption.
Early childhood program serve children from birth to kindergarten, meet at least once a week for at least six weeks per year, and provide instructional or other services to support children’s learning and development.
- Early Childhood Immunization Form (PDF)
Children participating in early childhood programs need to submit this completed form before starting classes.
Note: Use this immunization form in place of the Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) forms.
- Who Needs Vaccines, When
Find out what shots children need, and when.
- Healthy Kids Are Everybody’s Job: A Guide to Minnesota’s Immunization Law for Parents with Children in Child Care and Early Childhood Programs
- Healthy Kids Are Everybody’s Job: A Guide to Minnesota’s Immunization Law for Child Care Providers and Early Childhood Programs
- Immunization Requirement for Homeless and Foster Children
How the law applies to homeless and foster children in Minnesota.
- Minnesota Statutes, section 144.3351 Immunization Data
This statute governs the sharing of immunization data.