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Feb. 19 is immunization deadline for students

 

February 12, 2020



Wednesday, Feb. 19, is School Exclusion Day, and Oregon Immunization Program officials are 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.

“Immunization is the best way to protect children against vaccine-preventable diseases such as whooping cough and measles,” said Stacy de Assis Matthew...



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