Only vaccinated children may soon be able to attend kindergartens

Non-vaccinated children should have confirmation of immunity or contraindications, according to the proposal approved by the government.

(Source: Sme/Tomáš Benedikovič)

It is possible that only vaccinated children will soon be allowed to attend kindergartens, according to a new law drafted by the Health Ministry which was approved by the government.

If passed by parliament, a child will need all compulsory vaccinations, scheduled by the vaccination calendar for a given age, in order to be accepted to kindergartens, the TASR newswire reported.

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The Health Ministry also proposes to accept non-vaccinated children to kindergartens, but only if they have confirmation from their doctor that they are immune against infection or they cannot be vaccinated due to various contraindications.

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