It’s flu season and that means it’s time to submit verification of the flu vaccine for all household members. Please have your medical provider fill out the new Household Child Vaccine Verification and Exception Form, and then submit it to your licensor. You can also find more information in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Frequently Asked Influenza (Flu) Questions: 2020–2021 Season.
WAC 110-148-1320 (5) You must have proof of current immunizations for any children living in the household, not including children in out-of-home care. We may grant a medical exception to this requirement if the immunization is contrary to the child's health as documented by a licensed health care provider. (6) You and all household members must have pertussis and influenza immunizations to serve foster children who are: (a) Under the age of two; or (b) Medically fragile as defined in WAC 110-148-1305 (c) A medical exception may be granted if the immunization is contrary to your or the household member's health as documented by a licensed health care provider.