As a resource, this is the link to immunization laws by state.
As a follow up resource, a link to exemptions available by state:
That is the heading from the site.
You make it sound like any state dept of health can pass any kind of statute they want to... they can't, and this is not how laws are written and passed.
It's also worth noting that the Constitution only allows for three kinds of laws, and policing one's idea of preventative health measures isn't one of them. Maybe it should be though, because my neighbor doesn't take very good care of himself... smoking, drinking, fast food - but, I think he's vaccinated, so thank goodness for that.
I am sorry - you are in error.
Enumerated powers clause of the Constitution and further state constitutions, articles of incorporation and other documents empower governments and agencies to enact laws, ordinances and regulations.
Failure to collect withholding tax by an employer is punishable by fine and imprisonment, for example.
And yes, an empowered agency can make almost any kind of regulation it wants - subject to legal challenge.
Your simplified view of how
I should probably put down snarky know-it-all, my DW would agree.
I am a degreed, licensed