School Health Personnel Immunization and Disease Reporting
Resources to help school (K-12) health personnel implement the Minnesota school immunization law, report diseases, and provide information to students and families.
For COVID-19 information, visit Schools and Child Care: COVID-19
Application and instructions to report immunization status of students in your school (K-12).
Annual Immunization Status Report - Due February 1, 2022
Use this tool to report the immunization status of students in your school. MDH recognizes the continued work load and stress of the COVID-19 pandemic for school nurses. Therefore, MDH is allowing the statutory extension of 60 days for reports. The effective deadline is February 1, 2022 for all schools.
- User Guide: Annual Immunization Status Report (AISR) Online Reporting Tool (PDF)
Instructions for submitting data to the AISR reporting tool.
- Webex: School Immunization Reporting Webinar 2017
Windows Media Player: School Immunization Reporting Webinar 2017
Recorded Aug. 21, 2017. Introductory information to help schools understand immunization reporting requirements and show how to use the Minnesota Immunization Information Connection (MIIC) to track student immunizations and get information to complete the AISR.
- Webex: School Immunization Reporting Webinar 2018
Windows Media Player: School Immunization Reporting Webinar 2018
Recorded Sept. 12, 2018. Answers to complex questions about school immunization reporting and detailed information about MIIC features that support reporting. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request this information in another format.
The bulk query function allows users to efficiently query MIIC for immunization records for a large number of students. This option is available for public, charter, and private schools, as well as higher education users.
Public or charter school
Use your normal AISR login: Annual Immunization Status Report.
Private schools and institutes of higher education
You must use a different application to use the bulk query function: Higher Education/Private School Student Immunization Query Tool.
User guidance and input template
- MIIC and Schools
How MIIC can make it easy for schools to ensure their students are up-to-date on their immunizations.
- School Immunization Data
AISR data from past school years.
- Vaccines for Infants, Children, and Adolescents
Easy to read schedules, the Immunization Form, and links to Minnesota immunization laws and administrative rules.
- Immunization Requirements for Homeless and Foster Children
Federal policies override our state law for children in special living situations. Children who are homeless, in foster care, or waiting to be placed in foster care are allowed to enroll without showing immunization records.
Schools are required to report vaccine-preventable diseases and recommended to report norovirus outbreaks.
- School Reporting of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (PDF)
Post this table for easy reference of what vaccine-preventable diseases to report, including how and when to report.
- Influenza Information for School Health Personnel
Flu disease reporting and vaccine information for school health personnel.
- Pertussis Information for School Health Personnel
Find out what to report when pertussis (whooping cough) occurs in your school, fact sheets to use with parents, and exclusion recommendations.
- Varicella Information for School Health Personnel
Chickenpox fact sheets and reporting forms for school health personnel.
- Foodborne Outbreaks at Schools, Child Care, and Long-term Care Facilities
Reporting, preventing, and handling norovirus in a school setting.
- Infectious diseases in childcare settings and schools manual
Contains technical and parent fact sheets about a variety of infectious diseases, as well as information for disease prevention and control. Information is intended for parents, child care providers, and school health staff.
- Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
MDH and Hennepin County have updated conjunctivitis school and child care resources to be consistent with the American Association of Pediatric recommendations published in the Red Book 2018. Review these resources to learn more about why no exclusions from school or child care are recommended, unless the child has a fever or is not healthy enough to participate in routine activities.
- Healthy Schools and Child Care
Additional MDH resources for school health professionals.