Oregon vaccine rate improves, but work remains

Oregon vaccine rate improves, but work remains

Statesman Journal By Saeroom Yoo May 4, 2015 Oregon kindergartners are getting their required school immunizations at a higher rate, the Oregon Public Health Division announced Friday. The rate at which the children have been “opted out” for nonmedical...
Oregon vaccine rate improves for first time in 15 years

Oregon vaccine rate improves for first time in 15 years

Statesman Journal By Saeroom Yoo April 17, 2015 Preliminary data show the rate of children who had been opted out of required school shots for nonmedical reasons has declined slightly, indicating that the recent education requirements passed in 2013 might be working....
Bills Banning Most Vaccine Exemptions Fail in Northwest

Bills Banning Most Vaccine Exemptions Fail in Northwest

ABCNews.com SALEM, Ore. – Mar 11, 2015 By SHEILA V KUMAR and RACHEL LA CORTE Associated Press Legislative efforts to increase pressure on parents to get their kids vaccinated failed in Oregon and Washington state Wednesday amid stiff opposition as a handful of...
Hearing revives vaccine debate in Oregon Legislature

Oregon senator to propose new school vaccine policy

StatesmanJournal.com March 11, 2015 By Saerom Yoo Oregon legislators are backing off a proposal that would have made it tougher for school children to opt out of vaccinations. Instead, Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward said Wednesday she will propose a different policy...