Jefferson Exchange | February 24, 2014 | 8:00
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Mon February 24, 2014

Oregon Vaccine Exemptions Tighten

Stacy de Assis Matthews explains the new law on non-medical exemptions for child vaccines in Oregon.

Parts of our region lead the country in avoiding vaccines. 

Credit James Gathany/CDC

Ashland is especially high in the incidence of parents seeking vaccine exemptions for their children.  That may change under a law that goes into effect next week. 

We visit with Oregon's Public Health Division about the ways in which the exemption rules have been made stricter.

 

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