MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Many parents are wondering if their kids will have to show proof of COVID vaccination to attend school in the fall.
For many states, that answer is no.READ MORE: Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho On Mask Use For Upcoming School Year: 'Decision Cannot Be Rushed'
At least seven states, including Florida, have enacted legislation that specifically forbids public schools from requiring vaccinations.
Most states introduced general legislation that limits requiring people to demonstrate COVID vaccination status.READ MORE: Cleveland Clinic Weston Once Again #1 Hospital In Miami-Fort Lauderdale Metro Area
And in many cases, if the laws pass, it will likely apply to schools as well.
The Centers for Disease Control is not taking a solid stance on vaccine requirements in schools.MORE NEWS: Calls Continue For Cuban Embassy In DC To Be Shut Down
The agency only urges schools to promote vaccination.