Proposed Amendments to HAR 11-157, Examination and Immunization
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Amendments to HAR 11-157 have been signed by Governor Ige. The revised rules now conform with current, national recommendations and reflect what is already occurring in healthcare providers’ offices and clinics in Hawaii as standard medical practice. To access an electronic copy of the signed rules, visit https://health.hawaii.gov/opppd/files/2019/08/11-157-includes-Exhibit-A-and-Exhibit-B.pdf.
Beginning July 1, 2020, additional immunizations will be required for students entering childcare or preschool, kindergarten, 7th grade, and post-secondary schools, and all students entering school in Hawaii for the first time. For a complete list of required vaccines, visit https://health.hawaii.gov/docd/vaccines-immunizations/school-health-requirements/sy-20-21/
For more information about the amendment process for HAR 11-157, visit https://health.hawaii.gov/docd/vaccines-immunizations/har11-157-proposed-amendments/.
As of January 28, 2019
The Department of Health is proposing updates to the Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) Title 11, Chapter 157. The proposed amendments conform with current national recommendations and update Hawaii’s administrative rules to reflect what is already occurring in healthcare provider offices and clinics in Hawaii and elsewhere as standard medical practice.
- Proposed changes to HAR 11-157: https://health.hawaii.gov/opppd/proposed-changes-to-department-of-health-administrative-rules-title-11/
- Immunization Requirements – Current and Proposed Comparison: https://health.hawaii.gov/docd/files/2018/11/HAR-11-157_Current_Proposed_Comparison.pdf
For more information, visit https://health.hawaii.gov/docd/vaccines-immunizations/har11-157-proposed-amendments/.