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Ore. immunization req't takes effect Tuesday

Posted on Mar 21, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Story Updated: Feb 15, 2009 at 12:46 PM PST By Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – State health officials say children without required immunizations won’t be allowed at school starting Tuesday. State law says children in public and private schools, pre-schools, Head Start and certified child care facilities must be up-to-date on their immunizations, unless they have a religious or medical exemption. Two new vaccines were added to the list this year: Hepatitis A and Tdap. Children 18 months and older must take two doses of Hepatitis A within a 12-month period. Seventh graders are...

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