SB792 Immunization Requirement

Students must provide documentation of influenza shot, (TDap) pertussis and measles immunization, as well as TB clearance, as required by SB792 before being permitted to register for the following Child Development classes:

  • CHLD 66L - Early Childhood Development Observation and Assessment Laboratory
  • CHLD 67L - Early Childhood Education Practicum Laboratory
  • CHLD 91 - Early Childhood Development Field Work

Student will be blocked from registering from the above classes if their proof of immunization is not on record with the college.

Note: If you already submitted your immunization checklist to the Child Development Center (CDC) you do not need to resubmit them again.


 How To Submit Immunization Records

Steps:
  1. Download the Child Development Course Clearance (immunization) check-list (click here)
  2. Take the checklist take the checklist to your own healthcare provider to be completed, signed, and stamped. If you do not have your own healthcare provide the LA County Health Department has a list of no-cost and low-cost immunization providers at the following link. 
  3. Take the checklist with your immunization documents to the Mt. SAC Health Center located in Bldg. 67B or 9E  to be reviewed and signed off on. Or you may take the checklist to your own healthcare provider to be completed, signed, and stamped. Note: If you do not have the required immunization, you can get the immunization at the Mt. SAC Health Center for a low cost.  The Mt. SAC Health Center located in Bldg. 67B or 9 open Mon. - Thurs. (8AM to 5PM).
  4. Make a copy of your signed completed and signed checklist for your own record as the original will be retained by the Child Development Center.  
  5. Take your completed immunization check-list AND a copy of your immunization record to the Child Development Center located in Bldg. 70 any time between 8AM and 4PM Monday through Thursday. Within 24 hours, the registration block will be removed, allowing you to register for the following classes:  CHLD 5, CHLD 66L, CHLD 67L, CHLD 73 and CHLD 91.

 Frequently Asked Questions

    • When should I submit my immunization?
      As soon as possible! You can submit your immunization records any time between 8AM and 4PM Monday through Thursday. To avoid delays in your registration for classes that require immunization, please submit your check-list  as soon as possible. We recommend at least one full semester prior to the start of the class. This will ensure that you are eligible to register for the class once you pass the pre-requisite.  Your goal should to become eligible to register before your priority registration date. 
    • What if I do not have all of my immunization?
      No problem! You can either get the immunization through the your own health care provider, or one of the low cost provides on the LA County Health Department Provider Referral list ,  or the Mt. SAC Health Center (for students enrolled in the current term).
    • What if I have the immunization, but not my records?
      You may be able to complete a titers test to determine whether you possess the antibodies for some the Measels, Mumps, and Rubella.
    • How much will it cost to get the immunization if I do not currently have them?

      Prices will vary from provider to provider. Please call your primary health care provider directly to enquire about the cost, or call one of the providers on the LA County Health Department Provider Referral list ,

      The Mt. SAC Health Center prices for this vaccines are as follows:

      • TB $10.00
      • Tdap $40.00
      • Flu $0.00
      • MMR $65.00

      Titer Testing for Anibodies (MMR: Measels $8, Mumps $14, Rubella $8) $30.00
      Check with your health care provider as you may be able to receive some or all of these immunizations for free.

    • Can I refuse to get immunization?

      Yes, of course! However, due to the new health regulation, the Child Development Center (CDC) is required to ensure that anyone who comes into contact with the children at the CDC and interacts with them provides proof of immunization. Therefore, you will not be eligible to register for the following classes since it would compromise the CDC's legislated mandate:

      • CHLD 5 - Principles and Practices in Child Development Programs
      • CHLD 66L - Early Childhood Development Observation and Assessment Laboratory
      • CHLD 67L - Early Childhood Education Practicum Laboratory
      • CHLD 73 - Infant/Toddler Care and Development
      • CHLD 91 - Early Childhood Development Field Work
    • My medical records are confidential. Can I refuse to provide proof of immunization?

      Yes, of course! We respect your privacy and we cannot force you to disclose any information you do not wish to. However, due to the new health regulation, the Child Development Center (CDC) is required to ensure that anyone who comes into contact with the children at the CDC and interacts with them provides proof of immunization. Therefore, you will not be eligible to register for the following classes since it would compromise the CDC's legislated mandate:

      • CHLD 5 - Principles and Practices in Child Development Programs
      • CHLD 66L - Early Childhood Development Observation and Assessment Laboratory
      • CHLD 67L - Early Childhood Education Practicum Laboratory
      • CHLD 73 - Infant/Toddler Care and Development
      • CHLD 91 - Early Childhood Development Field Work
    • What if I have a medical condition that prevents me from getting some of the immunization? Can I be exempt from the immunization requirement?
      Unfortunately not! While SB792 provides some exemptions for employees and volunteers; the Mt. SAC Child Development Center has adopted stricter health requirements to ensure safety and well-being of the children who attend Child Development Center.
    • What if my immunization record was already submitted to the CDC?
      If you already submitted your immunization checklist to the Child Development Center (CDC) you do not need to resubmit them again.

 

Child Development Center

8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Building 70
(909) 274-4920
businessdivision@mtsac.edu
www.mtsac.edu