Return to Headlines

Important New Legislation regarding non-medical/religious exemptions from school vaccinations

As of June 13, 2019, there is no longer a religious exemption to the requirement that children be vaccinated against measles and other diseases to attend either:

- public, private or parochial school (for students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade)

or

- child day care settings

For more information about this new legislation, go to:

 

https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2170/docs/new_legislation_joint_statement.pdf