Attention Providers and Parents

The new vaccination law will require most of California’s children to be fully vaccinated in order to attend any private or public elementary or secondary school, child care center, day nursery, nursery school, family day care home, or development center, regardless of their parent’s personal or religious beliefs. 

Senate Bill 277: Public Health: Vaccinations would prohibit private or public child care centers from admitting children unless they are immunized against the following ten (10) childhood diseases:

(1) Diphtheria, (2) Hepatitis B, (3) Haemophilus influenzae type b, (4) Measles, (5) Mumps, (6) Pertussis (whooping cough), (7) Poliomyelitis, (8) Rubella, (9) Tetanus, and (10) Varicella (chickenpox).

Exemptions will only be given for medical reasons and children enrolled in a home-based private school or independent study program. The medical exemption, written statement by a licensed physician, must indicate the specific physical condition of the child, and the nature and probable duration of the medical condition for which the physician does not recommend immunization.

Parents can still submit a personal belief exemption until January 1, 2016 and it shall remain until the child advances to the next “grade span” or changes schools.  For purposes of childcare, a personal belief exemption will remain with the child until the child transitions into kindergarten.  Parents who submit a personal belief exemption should be informed that the exemption will not be honored once the child leaves the current childcare facility to attend kindergarten.

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Sonoma County Supervisors present Gold Resolution to RCCS on the occasion of our 40th anniversary
Sonoma Country Board of Supervisors Gold Resolution presentation to RCCS

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California Transitional Kindergarten Stipend Program (CTKS)

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RCCS programs report for funding year 2015 2016

Read our Programs Report for FY 2015-2016

Read our 2015 2016 Programs Report

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What  Parents and Guardians Need to Know About Zika Virus

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Swim Lessons come to Guerneville July 2017

Swim Lessons return
First session starts July 10, 2017 , Second session starts July 17, 2017 at the Rio Nido Roadhouse Pool.

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