Oregon Legislature Approves Vaccine Education Bill
||Thu, 06-20-2013 - 12:03pm
One state is trying to enforce the education of parents who choose to non-vaccinate their children:
Under Senate Bill 132, parents opting out for non-medical reasons would need to obtain the signature of a doctor or other health care practitioner certifying that the parents received immunization education, or provide a certificate confirming they'd watched an approved online educational video.
Oregon leads the nation in kindergartners whose parents have exempted them from vaccination requirements. Some schools have vaccine opt-out rates of 70 percent or more.
Read more: http://www.oregonlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/06/oregon_house_approves_bill_tig.html