immunizations http://wamc.org en Health Department Changes Immunization Form Following Complaints http://wamc.org/post/health-department-changes-immunization-form-following-complaints <p>The Vermont Legislature’s Joint Committee on Administrative Rules held a hearing Thursday on new rules that will be implemented regarding immunization opt out rules for parents following new regulations passed by the state.<br> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 23:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 53097 at http://wamc.org VT Debates Letting Parents Say No to Vaccines http://wamc.org/post/vt-debates-letting-parents-say-no-vaccines <p>Vermont is embroiled in a debate over ending the philosophical&nbsp;exemption that allows parents to have their kids skip childhood immunizations required for attending school.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Tristan O&#39;Neill reports...</p><p>The state Senate voted 25-4 recently to end the exemption, while the House has voted 93-36 to preserve it.</p> Mon, 23 Apr 2012 12:32:05 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 37369 at http://wamc.org VT Debates Letting Parents Say No to Vaccines VT Governor Wants to Keep Vaccination Opt-Out http://wamc.org/post/vt-governor-wants-keep-vaccination-opt-out <p>Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has reversed a position pushed by his administration earlier this year and has come out in favor of continuing to allow parents to opt out of having their kids vaccinated for philosophical reasons.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 13:15:00 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 37126 at http://wamc.org VT Governor Wants to Keep Vaccination Opt-Out VT House Debates Childhood Immunization Law http://wamc.org/post/vt-house-debates-childhood-immunization-law <p>The Vermont House has voted to uphold a philosophical&nbsp;exemption for parents who want to skip the requirement that their children get a series of vaccinations before being allowed to attend school or child care. Fri, 13 Apr 2012 12:13:13 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 36725 at http://wamc.org VT House Debates Childhood Immunization Law VT House Panel Nixes Senate Vaccination Change http://wamc.org/post/vt-house-panel-nixes-senate-vaccination-change <p>A Vermont House committee has reversed a Senate action and reinstated the philosophical exemption for parents who don&#39;t want to meet requirements that their kids get vaccinations before attending school or child care.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Tristan O&#39;Neill reports...</p><p>The Senate passed a bill &mdash; hotly opposed by some parents &mdash; that ended the philosophical exemption that allowed parents to let their children skip some or all immunizations on a state Health Department list of those kids should get before attending school.</p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 12:58:41 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 36194 at http://wamc.org VT House Panel Nixes Senate Vaccination Change