Oak Tree Academy must have on file, by the date of admission, a copy of the child’s completed immunization record. This record must be updated regularly as immunizations are received. Each child’s record must reflect an up-to-date status according to the Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Texas Child-Care Facilities.
Documentation acceptable for immunization records must have been validated by a physician or other health-care professional with a signature or rubber stamp and include:
A) the child’s name and birth date
B) dates of immunizations (month/day/year)
C) the number of doses and vaccine type
These immunizations are required by the State of Texas:
1. Diphtheria, Tetanus Toxoid, and Pertussis Vaccine (DTP/DTaP/DT)
3. Inactivated Poliovirus
4. Measles, Mumps, Rubella
6. Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A
10. TB test (if required)
Exemptions for immunization requirements must meet criteria by the Texas Department of Health rules 25 TAC 97.62. Their web site is www.dshs.state.tx.us/immunize/public.shtm or you may obtain a copy from the local or state health department.
As required by law, Oak Tree Academy maintains liability insurance in the amount of $300,000.00 for each occurrence of negligence covering injury to a child while the child is in care at the center.