CALL TO ACTION – SB 580

CALL TO ACTION – SB 580

Request For A Hearing Senate Bill 580 Summary: Requires health care practitioner, before administering vaccination to child, to provide written notice of each vaccination that child is required to receive as condition of attending school or children’s facility in this state and of each exemption to that requirement. Read the Bill Overview Text Current …

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 out of required school shots for personal belief reasons had been climbing steadily …

Oregon vaccine exemption rates down 17%; new senate bill on vaccine policy unnecessary and overreaching

Oregon vaccine exemption rates down 17%; new senate bill on vaccine policy unnecessary and overreaching

For Immediate Release May 4, 2015 PORTLAND—Oregonians for Medical Freedom, a coalition of over 3,000 educators, medical professionals, and parents, applaud the success of SB 132A; call the new bill SB 895, currently being considered by the Ways and Means Committee, an unnecessary bureaucratic policy. On Friday, May 1, the Oregon Health Authority announced …

Hearing revives vaccine debate in Oregon Legislature

Hearing revives vaccine debate in Oregon Legislature

Statesman Journal 04/10/2015 By Saerom Yoo After a controversial bill designed to take away parents’ option to claim nonmedical exemptions from school shots fizzled, its sponsor has come back with a bill that tries to find a middle ground between Oregon’s relatively lax school immunization law and the stricter boundaries that were originally …