Tag Archives: Vaccinations/Immunizations

A reminder to take care of your child’s vaccinations

The day fast approaches to get kids properly vaccinated so they can go to school. School Exclusion Day looms on Feb. 19 and the Oregon Health Authority is urging parents to get their kids the necessary vaccines required by law and provide their school with records. Source: Pamplin Media Group – A reminder to take […]
Read More »

School Exclusion Day: No immunizations, no school

The Oregon Health Authority is urging parents to make sure their children have updated immunizations or the children will be excluded from school or day care on Feb. 19, School Exclusion Day in Oregon. Children will not be able to attend school or child care starting that day if their records on file show missing […]
Read More »

Oregon’s Exclusion Day is Weds. for students not up-to-date with vaccines, exemptions

Some Oregon will be sent home from school Wednesday for not having their immunization records up to date. Under Oregon State law, school children must have up-to-date immunizations or complete the exemption process. Source: Oregon’s Exclusion Day is Weds. for students not up-to-date with vaccines, exemptions | KATU

‘School Exclusion Day’ Nears In Oregon

Oregon parents have until February 19 to have their children up-to-date on their immunizations or claim an exemption. Source: ‘School Exclusion Day’ Nears In Oregon

Exclusion Day deadline approaches for student immunizations

School Exclusion Day, Wednesday, Feb. 19, and the Oregon Immunization Program is reminding parents that children will not be able to attend school or child care starting that day if their records on file show missing immunizations, according to a news release. Under state law, all children in public and private schools, preschools, Head Start […]
Read More »

Central Oregon voices: The truth about vaccines

Recently, I attended a town hall in Bend, organized by state Sen. Tim Knopp (Senate District 27) where the issue of childhood vaccines came up as the senator explained his opposition to House Bill 3063, which would have ended exemptions for parents who refuse to vaccinate their children based on religious or personal philosophical beliefs. […]
Read More »

California’s Vaccine Exemption Ban Shows Results

Oregon’s legislature spent part of last year working on a bill that would end non-medical exemptions from vaccines for children. In the end, the House passed the bill, but it was withdrawn in the Senate, part of the deal to bring the Republicans back from a walkout. Source: California’s Vaccine Exemption Ban Shows Results | […]
Read More »

Editorial: Flu shots save lives — get yours

Only about half of Americans get a flu shot each season, and this year that’s likely to be a problem. While the 2019-20 flu season may not sicken a record number of people, it will take a toll, and this year children are apparently more vulnerable than most other groups. Source: Editorial: Flu shots save […]
Read More »

Flu season’s not over. Get your shot

A 32-year-old Medford man’s fight for life is a stark reminder of the damage the influenza virus can do — and one more reason to get vaccinated if you haven’t been. Eric Valencia thought he had a minor illness around Christmas time, but he quickly developed pneumonia and had to be transferred to Providence Hospital […]
Read More »

Opinion | You Are Unvaccinated and Got Sick. These Are Your Odds.

State Library Ed. Note: If you cannot access this story directly from the source, state employees can access this New York Times story HERE via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact us for access: library.help@state.or.us or 503-378-8800.