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Commissioners affirm parental OK needed for vaccines

 

May 19, 2021



At their Tuesday morning meeting, Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker emphasized their position that minors will not be vaccinated at county-sponsored COVID-19 clinics without parental permission.

The issue stemmed from Friday when the county withdrew from planned vaccination clinics within the Greater Albany Public Schools system after county officials learned parental permission would not be required.

GAPS Superintendent Melissa Goff asked the board to clarify its position.

The board submitted into the record a letter from Deputy County Attorney Jodi...



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