Louisiana's immunization-related laws
Important Update: Louisiana Administrative Code (Title 51, Louisiana Sanitary Code, Chapter 7, §703) was updated in April of 2020, and now makes it a requirement/mandatory that all licensed and credentialed immunization providers in Louisiana report all immunizations administered, regardless of patient age, and update patient demographics at each patient encounter to LINKS within one week of vaccine administration to the patient. To review the complete administrative code language on mandatory immunization reporting, click here.
Below is a list of Louisiana revised statutes relating to immunizations, vaccinations, and vaccines:
Immunization of persons entering schools, kindergartens, colleges, proprietary or vocational schools, and day care centers for the first time; immunization of person entering sixth grade; electronic transmission of immunization compliance reports