Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Minnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes

4604.0200 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.


The terms used in parts 4604.0100 to 4604.1000 have the meaning given them in this part and in Minnesota Statutes, sections 121A.15, subdivision 9, and 135A.14, subdivision 1.

Subp. 2.


"Enroll" in a child care facility or school means to begin attending the child care facility or school. The first day that a child begins attending the facility or school is the day that the child enrolls in the facility or school.

Subp. 2a.

Medically acceptable standards.

"Medically acceptable standards" means immunization recommendations promulgated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.

Subp. 3.

Pneumococcal vaccine.

"Pneumococcal vaccine" means the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine licensed for vaccination of children from two months to five years of age.

Subp. 4.


"Provider" means a licensed physician, registered physician assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse, as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 148.171, subdivision 3.

Subp. 4a.

School-based early childhood program.


Under authority of Minnesota Statutes, section 121A.15, subdivision 12, "school-based early childhood program" means a program that provides services to children from birth to the start of kindergarten in a classroom setting. Whether in a school building or not, the program meets at least once a week for six weeks or more during the year with the purpose of providing instructional or other services to support children's learning and development. It does not include drop-in playtime provided through a school-based early childhood program in a school or classroom setting.


The definition in this subpart applies to parts 4604.0100, 4604.0300, 4604.0400, 4604.0500, 4604.0700, 4604.0900, and 4604.1000, and Minnesota Statutes, section 121A.15.

Subp. 5.

Varicella disease.

"Varicella disease" means the chicken pox disease.

Subp. 6.

Varicella vaccine.

"Varicella vaccine" means the product used to vaccinate persons against the chicken pox disease.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 121A.15; 135A.14


28 SR 396; 38 SR 557

Published Electronically:

November 18, 2013