Stories tagged: personal exemption
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 10:08 p.m.
House gives final passage to an end to the personal exemption for the measles vaccine.
Thu., April 18, 2019, 5 a.m.
An effort to save the personal exemption parents can use to keep their children from receiving the measles vaccine failed Wednesday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 8:32 p.m.
Legislators’ choice on exemption for vaccines pits public health against personal choice.
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017
State lawmakers are not justified in allowing the personal exemption, which is one of the reasons the state’s compliance rate is relatively low. Past efforts to tighten the law have …