Arkansas law requires immunization for all students enrolled in public schools. Every student must have all vaccines, be in the process of receiving needed doses, show proof of immunity, or applied for an exemption for those vaccines he/she has not received in order to continue attendance in school. The following immunization requirements are:
State law mandates that students who transfer from another school either within the state or from out-of-state show proof of immunization. If not up-to-date, students have 30 days to become compliant. The only proof of immunization to be accepted will be a certificate by a licensed physician, the health department, or a military physician. Dates of vaccine administration must be provided. Terms such as up-todate, complete, and adequate are not acceptable.