A request for a religious exemption from immunization requirements must be presented to the facility/school on the Department of Health’s Religious Exemption From Immunization(DH 681 Form). The Form is issued ONLY by county health departments and only for a child who is not immunized because of his/her family’s religious tenets or practices. Religious exemption from immunization requirements is located at: www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/immunization/schoolguide.pdf.
Locate your county health department: http://www.floridahealth.gov
You do not need to complete any form to participate in Florida SHOTS.
If you include your child’s record in Florida SHOTS, your healthcare provider will:
Florida is an opt-out state. If you choose to opt out, your child’s record will not be accessible through Florida SHOTS. You will have to send a written request to opt your child back into the registry.