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School officials reminding parents that vaccinations matter


February 13, 2019

If your kids aren’t up to date on their vaccinations for common communicable diseases, Wednesday, Feb. 20, won’t be a good day when they get to school.

That’s because Feb. 20 is School Exclusion Day, 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.

Under state law, all children in public and private schools, preschools, Head Start and certified child care facilities must have up-to-date documentation on their immunizations, or have an exemption...

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