Each child six years old and less is required to be protected against diphtheria, whooping cough and lockjaw and against diphtheria and lockjaw when more than six years old before being permitted to attend school, unless the child presents a certificate from a physician, approved by the Director of Health, certifying that, in the opinion of the physician, the child has been suffering from diphtheria, whooping cough or lockjaw previously or that the vaccination would not be prudent on account of the physical condition of the child or a statement from the parents or guardian that vaccination or immunization would be contrary to the religious beliefs of the child.
(1967 Code, § 8-1.1)  (Ord. passed 4-8-1974)  Penalty, see § 96.999