Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Signs Bill Ending Religious Exemptions For Required School VaccinationsMedical exemptions will still be allowed, and the law won't apply to students already in grades K-12.
Survey: Many Parents Still Fear Taking Children To Doctor's Office; Pediatrician Warns With School Starting Vaccinations A MustCOVID-19 is making many parents hesitant to take their children for their routine wellness visits.
Exemptions In New Jersey Vaccination Bill Cause ControversyAs it stands now in New Jersey, you will not be allowed to use religion as a reason not to get your child vaccinated if attending public school.
New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill To Eliminate Religious Exemptions For Vaccines For SchoolchildrenIf signed into law, the measure would end religious exemptions to required immunizations for public and private school children as well as for child care centers.
Medical Experts Urging Teens To Keep Up With VaccinationsWhen adolescents go off to school, they're exposed to any number of potentially serious, even deadly diseases.
Free Back-To-School Vaccines Offered Today In YonkersAll children who do not have their required immunizations must have the first dose of vaccines within 14 days from the first day of school.
NYC Declares Measles Outbreak Centered In Jewish Communities Over, Lifts Vaccination MandateAfter one of the worst measles outbreaks in a generation, there is finally positive news for residents in New York.
Yonkers Clinics To Vaccinate Students For Free Ahead Of School YearHealth clinics in Yonkers will be offering free vaccines for children who need the immunizations before starting the new school year.
New York Issues Stricter Rules On Vaccine Medical ExemptionsThe new regulations aim to keep people from obtaining medical exemptions for non-medical reasons.
Measles Outbreak: Rockland County Extends State Of EmergencyExtending the state of emergency allows the county access to resources to help pay for the costs of fighting the outbreak.
Measles Outbreak: End To Religious Exemptions For Vaccinations Signed Into Law In New York StateState legislators are expected Thursday to pass a law that would end religious exemptions for vaccinations in New York in response to an outbreak of measles in parts of the state.
New Jersey Jail Quarantined, Several Inmates Believed To Have The MumpsThe quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted for at least 25 days.
Measles Outbreak: Rockland County Makes Vaccinations Mandatory For All Summer CampsParents must provide documentation that their child has received two doses of the MMR vaccine.
Measles Outbreak: CDC Says Nearly 1,000 Confirmed Cases Reported, Mostly In NYCThe number of measles cases across the country is nearing levels that haven’t been seen in a generation.
Measles Outbreak: Summer Camps Demanding Vaccinations, Summer Travel To Be Impacted By 'Do Not Board' ListsThe measles outbreak is prompting concerns about summer camp and summer travels.