ered in health departments through the 1990s; immunization-related “hot issues” with the state legislature; the experience with seeking funding for immunization within the state; the current status of the state’s immunization registry; the state’s role in assessing day care and school immunization coverage levels; enforcement of immunization requirements; exemptions, penalties, and sanctions in the school requirements; and state mandates for insurance coverage of immunizations.

Responses were received from all 50 states. A summary of the survey findings is scheduled for publication (forthcoming, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, supplement, 19[3S], October 2000).

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