Important information about measles outbreak
Since the initial information regarding the measles outbreak was posted, the DHS Licensing Division has received questions from licensed child care providers.
Among the questions is whether a licensed child care center or licensed family child care provider can exclude a child from care if the child is not current on all required immunizations, even if the parent/guardian has claimed an allowable exemption. The following important message addresses this.
Several Minnesota counties are experiencing a measles outbreak. As a licensed family child care provider, you must follow licensing requirements relating to child immunization records. Please read the following documents that pertain to the outbreak and immunization laws, and follow the instructions contained in the message to licensed providers.