For Immediate Release
Barbara Hersh, 785-368-8053
Topeka—In preparing students for school enrollment, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) provides the following information related to birth certificates and immunization.
The Bureau of Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics (BEPHI) provides the option to get a birth certificate online at: http://www.kdheks.gov/vital/birth.html. You can also obtain your birth certificates in person from the Office of Vital Statistics from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1000 SW Jackson Street in Topeka, or by mail using the form here. There is a $15 fee for each certified copy of a Kansas birth certificate. Office of Vital Statistics can be reached at (785) 296-1400.
The Bureau of Disease Control and Prevention (BDCP) provides up-to-date immunization information, which includes the latest 2011-2012 School & Child Care Immunization information at: http://www.kdheks.gov/immunize/schoolInfo.htm This site also provides immunization requirements, school entry requirements, Medical Exemptions form and the Kansas Certificate of Immunization.