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Critics: Oregon bill could shame vaccine-averse parents

Critics: Oregon bill could shame vaccine-averse parents

Statesman Journal by Saerom Yoo In the wake of newly released numbers indicating Oregon’s vaccination rate has improved, opponents of the latest vaccine legislation are saying it is “unnecessary and overreaching.” The rate of Oregon kindergarteners who had been opted...

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 reasons has...

Oregon’s vaccine exemption rate drops 17 percent

Oregon Health Authority May 01, 2015 Decrease attributed to more stringent requirements for seeking nonmedical exceptions ​Fewer Oregon parents or guardians sought nonmedical exemptions to the state’s school immunization requirements over the last year, according to...